Paisley Shirt Refashion

Sunday, February 12, 2012

My paisley shirt refashion, submitted to Project Recycled







Which started its life looking like this..

$2, an op shop purchase last year that I'd finally got around to doing something with

I cut both sleeves, made one sleeve into a beaded necklace, the other into an obi style belt, and ruffle flowers on the font of the tunic



The front of the original paisley shirt, is now buttons down the back.
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15 comments:

charityshopchic said...

Great remake! That purple print is beautiful.

Patti @ NotDeadYet Style said...

Wonderful! The fabric flowers make it so feminine. Great work.

Alexandriaweb said...

Looks awesome :)
Well done :)

Reverse Clothing said...

I love that. You always do such a good job. How long have you been sewing?

Debbi@SheAccessorizesWell said...

Very pretty and what a great idea. I especially like the back and the flowers.

EvaMae said...

Cute, reminds me of Jcrew. Quite the transformation!!

Pull Your Socks Up! said...

I LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!! You are a genius:)) xoxo

Kat said...

That is AWESOME!!! Love it!

Mongs said...

wow....an awesome transformation! So clever.

mongs
mythriftycloset.blogspot.com

Lavender said...

So cute! The flowers and belt are lovely.

in miami florida said...

HI
Great post! and incredible blog ! Very helpful post! I must say. Simple & interesting. Wonderful work!
thank you!

Erica Louise said...

Thank you everyone, you're really encouraging, I appreciate all of your comments.
@Reverse Clothing I've been sewing for about 2 yrs now

learningnewtricks said...

You took this shirt from dumpy to super cute! Love your shirt refashion.

LaAlicia said...

lovely remake!

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