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Posted on:12/4/08 1:42 PM


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persevering said...
Brilliant and attractive! If possible can you please direct us with more info. (Have lost weight - averaged 6 lbs for 6 years & maintaining - & it would be great to refashion clothes I have.) And this pattern is a classic too!
12/4/08 2:09 PM
clare said...
that looks great! what a good way of reusing an item of clothing!
12/4/08 4:21 PM
poplin said...
You're tempting me to look through my husband's shirts.
12/4/08 5:22 PM
Mary Nanna said...
It doesn't look short, but I'm wondering how a man's shirt would be long enough to refashion into a dress. Whatever the case, LOVE it. Very clever!
12/4/08 10:07 PM
phthooey said...
Thanks for the sweet comments! Persevering, I am working on something helpful for refashioning and will post on my blog about it, so stay tuned in the new year for more info. Mary Nanna, the original men's shirt was an XXL, and I am 5' tall. I kept the entire original hem and it reaches to just above my knee, so it was the right shirt for the right project. I have another dress shirt refashioned from a men's shirt over the summer, and the hem is much shorter than I'm comfortable with. I like to think I learned my lesson with that shirt. ;)
12/5/08 1:15 PM
 
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