I don’t like to do things by halves. So, when Portia invited me to take part in her fabulous “The Refashioners 2015” project I offered to do not one, but two projects! My first one, the formal bib shirt dress was on Portia’s blog last week.
This week, see how I turned these 3 lovely specimens…….
……into this denim fest!! Read how I did it here.
I love men’s traditional formal dress shirts those with the bib fronts, I think that bib section is crying out for a bit of textilian magic and have had ideas buzzing around for a long time, so what more perfect excuse than the Refashioners?!
I was so happy when super creative refashioner extraordinaire Portia asked me to take part in her project and this one is up on her blog today.
I used one of the patterns from my book “The Beginner’s Guide to Dressmaking” as a starting point, read all about how I did it.
My projects for The Refashioners 2015 Get Shirty project will be on Portia’s Makery blog in the next 2 weeks. Teaser shots below!
This one will be up first on Tuesday the 18th August…..
…..then a bit of the old denim stuff on Tuesday the 25th.
Have you been getting shirty and joining in with a bit of refashioning? You should there’s this amazing prize bundle on offer for whoever comes up with the best one. Get those scissors out……