Monday, August 16, 2010

Shopping the Men's Clearance Section

I found this great shirt on a recent shopping trip to buy baby food and milk. I love the colors and the lightweight material. (Lately I've been anti layering- it's much too hot). After washing and drying the shoulders and top fit perfectly. However, the boxy shape was not very flattering. I debated adding darts to the back but thought it might look funny with the pattern. As a beginning sewer, I was pretty sure I'd irreversibly mess things up if I cut the side open. I decided to finally attempt shirring and it wasn't as scary as I thought it would be. Here's a great tutorial. I think the shirt is about 88% improved. As an awesome bonus, the shirt goes great with the circle skirt I made myself.

1 comment:

  1. Emily, I love what you did to make your shirt prettier!! 88%? no way! it's 95%!!


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