Hello Readers. I like to put different clothing items together and make something new. That is what I did recently with these 2 shirts to make a new dress.
I had a big men's t-shirt in black and a ladies striped shirt in black and blue stripes.
The ladies shirt fit pretty well but it was so low cut it needed a shirt under it. That can be annoying when you have 5 minutes to get dressed. I have to find another thing? In the morning?? I tried to pull it closed and stitch it in place but it was still a little too low for me.
I cut a little piece of the neckline from the black shirt to fill in the deep V of the striped shirt.
I stitched it in place and it was perfect to fill in the low-neckline of the striped shirt.
I also cut the body of the black shirt off and attached it to the bottom off the striped shirt. This was a basic t-shirt but it was much thicker than women's t-shirts. It made a great new lower half of a dress.
Once I had the two shirts sewn together, I added elastic at the waistline. I did some top stitching around the waist to make it lay flat.
It really went together easily. I like knits, they are so easy to work with. And they don't need to be ironed!
I really liked this dress. It was comfortable and black is so easy to throw on when you are in a rush. And aren't we always in a rush? Maybe it's just me.
Thanks for reading along, now go make something fun for yourself.
*Year end update-I am still wearing this dress. It is still comfy and easy to wear.