New Dress A Day wannabe – crazy oversized leopard shirt

In my quest to be more productive before my job starts, more refashioning!

It started with a shirt my roommate gave me. She wanted to throw it away. As you can see, it’s huge. Also, my pajamas are awesome!
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First I cut a small hole in the bottom ribbing and threaded some elastic thru it.  The bottom will now be the top of my skirt!
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Done with elastic!
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I pinned a line where to sew the arm holes “off”, since I’m making this into a skirt.  I trimmed the bottom a tad, but I didn’t hem it since it’s stretchy t-shirt material.  No hemming required!
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And I’m done!  It’s all raggedy on the bottom since that was the floppy neck hole.  I’m just going to leave it.  It’s unlike any skirt I would normally pick, but that’s why I kind-of like it!
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Thanks New Dress A Day for the inspiration!
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2 thoughts on “New Dress A Day wannabe – crazy oversized leopard shirt

  1. That’s cute! My daughter has a tunic with that ragged edge hemline. It’s a very cute style. I’m in the process of stitching a skirt from a t-shirt, but I took a different route. I used the bottom of the shirt as the hem line of the skirt and stitched a band around the top (with a few pleats to make it fit my measurements). It’s my first skirt, so I guess I’ll see what happens when it’s finished.

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