Up-Cycling and Up-Sizing a Sleeveless Blouse: Step one

in Entertaining nonsense and profound thought

The first thing I did was to go in and rip out the side seems: (you can click on any of the photos to make them bigger if you like.

seem ripping 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To get this:

 

 

 

seem ripping

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes. I know. Different shirts. Doesn’t matter – I ripped out all the seems at the same time and choose the ugliest shirt to work on first.

Now those of you who know me well had better sit down, because not only did I wash the fabric before sewing, I also Ironed both the fabric and the shirts. Shocking!

ironing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow, the cutting out.

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