Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Ostrich Embellishment

As it looks like summer is fast approaching, it's time for a quick refashion.  Take one nubby fringed tank:
Pink Calico: Fringed Tank

Some ostrich trim and 99 cent thread:
Pink Calico: ostrich trim

Pink Calico: Thread Cone

Sew by hand, et voila!
Pink Calico: Fringed Tank After

I wasn't sure if I would need more trim, so soaked it to see how it would hang after a wash:
Pink Calico: Fringed Tank After


Project Post-mortem:

  • Perhaps add additional trim just at the top of the shoulders
  • and maybe one layer at the back of the neck
Hopefully we will have some warm sunny days so I can wear this!
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4 comments:

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    1. Thanks Shey! Still learning this refashioning thing, but think it turned out okay.

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  2. I agree with Shey and she knows what she's taking about .I love seeing things transformed like this.Enjoy it.

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    1. Thanks Angie! and thanks for taking the time to drop by and comment too. I'm hoping to wear it when it gets hotter.

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