12. August 2006

The transvestite shirt tutorial or How to turn a men's shirt into a blouse

new month, a new challenge from whiplash:
this time, it´s "wardrobe surgury", which doesn´t tell me anything at the start, as i´m more a "sew new" than a "refashionista".
well, that´s part of a challenge, isn´t it? try something new - in the end you´re successful or you fail.
for larger views of the pictures, please click on them. thanks! ^.^

my wardrobe was radically sorted out in spring, so there really was nothing i could (or wanted) to change in any way. but i´m kind of smart... i read the rules... they don´t say you have to stay in your OWN wardrobe... *evilgrin*
so i dived right into the husbands wardrobe and luckily found a dress shirt that he surely doesn´t need anymore (at least he won´t need it anymore when i´m finished with it...)

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after a lot of thinking and sewing, this is what came out - a crazysexycool blouse for precious little self:

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and after some time, again spent thinking, this is the final result, gracefully performed by me:

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but, unlike you might think - this entry is for the "tutorial"-section of this challenge...you miss the tutorial? yes, i know...
unfortunately the tutorial for my transvestite shirt is wayyyy too big to put it in the blog directly - with all the pictures etc. it would just go beyond its scope, so especially for you, you and YOU i made an online-version of the tutorial for you to read AND a downloadable version (available as *.pdf-file).

*** Due to a provider change neither the html-version nor the pdf-version of this pattern are available at the moment. I'm working on renewing the pdf (no security-copies here), but I don't know when it will be up again. ***
If you have downloaded the pdf or html version earlier, please let me know & send it to me, this would speed things up a lot!
Thanks for your patience!

obviously the husband won´t wear his dress shirt anymore.
maybe i should go to dive into his wardrobe again.... ?!? ;)

hope you like this...  let me know! i also appreciate hints to approve it, an e-mail adress is provided in both files.

thanks for stopping by ^.^

Kommentare :

  1. yours truly23:09

    coooool!
    I'm impressed.
    yt

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  2. Gush, that's cool.... I love the pink scull.. ;)

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  3. das ist one coolio shirt! love it!

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  4. Oh my, what have you done?!
    That's such a great blouse (again, SO YOU) and the tutorial is amazing!!!

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  5. have not read the tutorial but that shirt is amazing and you look fantastic!!!!! brilliant idea! really 1. klass!

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  6. Great shirt, great tutorial! It looks awesome on you too. I had a look through your flickr photos and you've made a lot of great things. I'm going to enjoy poking around here and going through your links today :)

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  7. cool shirt... How is that working with the contests? You have to start after the first of the month and have to enter till the 15th?

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  8. thanks, ladies :)

    i really enjoyed doing this.

    dh called the shirt the "room-maidens shirt", as it has this lacey collar and "wings". well, think the next thing may be a room-maidens hat.... or whatever those funny little things on their heads are called... *grin*

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  9. Great shirt...I am going to have to try this. The sleeves are great!

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  10. echt cool und typisch katrin!!! :)

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  11. Du hast gewonnen, wie cooooool!
    *huepf*
    SO verdient!

    Meinen Glueckwunsch, Katrin!!!!!

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