theturtlemaggie (theturtlemaggie) wrote in t_shirt_surgery,
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so, honestly, i diddn't think this was going to turn out so great. The style prolly shouldn't have been done in these fabrics, but i think that's precisely what makes it kickass! made from craaazy stretchy olive/black stripe and the remains of an old bleached out tee i had. and the trim is like, sports mesh meets tee shirt. badass!



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i actually bought this shirt full fuckin' retail to reconstruct, i never do that! but a pink polkadot collared shirt is way too good to pass up! so i whipped up this fancy yoke top :). looove.





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turquoise thermal fabric + a kickass skull thermal with a sucky fit=



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hmm, i don't know what possessed me to put these fabrics together, but somehow it worked out crazy good. i LOVE these western style shirts, and i need all the practice i can get making the yokes properly because i'm going to make one for my boyfriends birthday, well, a BOY one, haha. with pearl snaps and bias-cut pointed yokes, which i figured out how to do with this shirt (see how the plaid is all diagonal?) i <3 bias cutting. not the process, but the result.
i seriously ramble way too much!

anyways, i made it outta red plaid cotton quilt stuff, uber stretchy polkadot tshirt fabric and banding out of black tees!





next time, i think i'll make the back yoke a little more exaggerated and deeper, but this is great for now!

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this one is great!!!! ah! i actually cut it to be a medium, but the fabric is insanely stretchy, so it turned out a large, yay...see, i can totally make larges! it's pulled back a ton, blah blah.
i think i'm gonna make one for myself :)



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one more...
..some crazy bright red zebra, a black tee, some red stretch lace, and an assload of time...
haha, after i made these and tried them on, I pranced around the house in them for a long time, ingnoring the fact that i knew i had to sell them---considering i have an allmost identical pair in pink---ahh. poop. otherwise, there would be no way in HELL i would even consider selling them.





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