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Simplicity 2258
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Pattern Reviews> No Pattern Used> n/a (Recycled Tees into Hoodie)

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Reviewed by:Dorion

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Member since: 10/19/04
Reviews: 5 (patterns: 5)
Skill level:Intermediate
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Posted on:2/19/07 8:27 PM

Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 12 people   
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Diana M said... (3/14/07 4:44 AM) Reply
GREAT project! Love to see young, hip sewing projects.
colormefun said... (3/2/07 1:52 PM) Reply
Wow!! I hope u don't mind if i shamelessly steal this cool idea!
fridafreak said... (3/1/07 10:30 PM) Reply
I admire they way you put together all the elements into a work of art.
CarolynGM said... (2/26/07 5:19 PM) Reply
What a clever project!
candyo said... (2/26/07 11:06 AM) Reply
Hilarious! I love it@
EveS said... (2/25/07 3:43 PM) Reply
Oh, you are so my hero! What a creative and VERY cool hoodie! I'm looking at resale clothes in a whole new way!! Thanks for the awesome review!
Kathy in NM said... (2/20/07 8:11 PM) Reply
Very cool and clever!!! Thanks for sharing. You may have started a new trend of hoodies!
BettyMike said... (2/20/07 7:16 PM) Reply
Now that's one cool hoodie! You are a genius!
Pinkytoo said... (2/20/07 12:08 PM) Reply
Funkalicious! Great job!
pterion said... (2/20/07 12:04 PM) Reply
Wow, awesome recycling job. Very cool.
cathy45 said... (2/20/07 12:03 PM) Reply
This is so cool--and out of recycles makes it over the top cool! Love your colors!
Stacy Sews said... (2/20/07 8:54 AM) Reply
Fantastic! I love this idea.... It makes me want to dig through my t-shirts and make a hoodie.
Mary Stiefer said... (2/20/07 8:52 AM) Reply
What a cool looking shirt and a fantastic way to recycle.
Chris Kelly said... (2/20/07 8:11 AM) Reply
Awsome.....I have to start looking through my closet!
Princess Jenny said... (2/20/07 8:00 AM) Reply
TERRIFIC!!! I love how creative it is. The color combinations are awesome. :)
appleC said... (2/20/07 6:44 AM) Reply
Your projects are super cool! I like your idea of recycling and matching different fabrics. It's a great inspiration!
Linda G said... (2/20/07 6:23 AM) Reply
What a great job of recycling.
hongkongshopper said... (2/20/07 2:31 AM) Reply
fantastic! very trendy.
Shelia in Alaska said... (2/19/07 9:09 PM) Reply
How very creative you are. I love what you've done with this recycled t-shirt! Great job!!!!
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