Friday, January 15, 2010

Tutorial~Ruffle shirt~


I have been a big fan of Down East Basics and Shade for a few years now. I wear Wonder tees from Down East all the time. They are comfortable, modest (hide everything I need to hide and when I bend over it doesn't flash people) and since it is not baggy, I wear it under a cardigan all the time.

There is only thing I was hoping for... I wanted the same shirt, but with a little bit more feminity and flare.

Then, one day I was at a Down East store, and going through their sales rack and found this...(The folded shirt on the left is my old shirt, I am going to use this too.)




I couldn't believe my eyes, yes, I know, it was a $1!!! I asked if there are more in the back, but he said this was a left over from two summers ago, and there is no more... oh well, lucky me! I have a perfect plan for this shirt.

1. Cut the side of one shirt and open it up. Use the picture as a guide and cut up 6 peices of 2 1/2" X 12" and 2 peices of 1 1/4" strips.


2. Using big stitches, sew 2 1/2" strips a 1/4" from the edge. Pull one thread to make the ruffles. I made the the top of the ruffles 7" wide.


3. Sew the 1 1/4" strips together and make longer strips. Using big stitches, sew
the middle, pull one string to make ruffles.


4. First, pin the long strips around the neck line. Don't forget to leave the front part for the other ruffles.


5. Then, attach the front ruffles. Make sure that the center of the shirt and center of the ruffle lines up.


6. To add the second row of ruffles, measure 1 1/2" from the edge of the first row of ruffles and line the top of the next row to it. Sew. Repeat the process to complete the shirt.

You can stop here. The shirt look perfectly ok... but I added a corsage. If you want to do so, keep reading...


7. To make the fabric string: cut one 1/2" string and strech it. To make the corsage, cut 1" strips, sew the center with big stitches and make ruffle first.



8. Take the ruffle you made at step 7, and fold it in half.


9. To start sewing the corsage, roll up the end, and start sewing the folded part, and keep spinning and sewing...



10. There, you have a flower...Now, sew them onto your desired place and the only thing left for you to do is enjoy.


That is what I did today.



Except, Rachel kept telling people, "There is an American flag hiding!" and she tried to lift up the ruffles... shhhh, naughty girl.

213 comments:

  1. Ooooh, I love it! I have a blouse like this that I bought, which was a lot more then $1! Love the extra touch of roses.

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  2. Wow..that is gorgeous! I'll give it a go sometime! Thanks!

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  3. LOVE it!!! I featured your project & tutorial on Craft Gossip Sewing:
    http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-romantic-ruffle-shirt-from-two-bargain-bit-tees/2010/01/16/

    --Anne

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  4. its so beautiful... i am going to try making that.. though i am not at all good in stiching.. but still.. i love...

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  5. I love this. You do such amazing transformations and are so inspiring. I look at clothes at thrift stores now and in a whole new way. Thanks for opening my eyes.
    tammy

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  6. this is fabulous, now i want to make one! i wouldn't have thought you could do this with something on the front of the t-shirt, but it's covered up so well. bravo!

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  7. Oh my gosh ... how great is this. You are amazing!

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  8. That is absolutely beautiful, I am not usually a ruffly, girly kind of person, but I am definitely going to try this one.

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  9. that is sooo pretty! I want to make one for sure! You are so creative. :)

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  10. This turned out great! I am working on something very similar to ths right now that was inspired by an Anthropologie shirt that I love. Yours tuned out perfect!

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  11. you are seriously amazing. i love it.

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  12. Such a cute shirt, love your idea! THanks for the tutorial.

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  13. Super cute and the tutorial is great!

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  14. ::screams in frustration:: I went to the Shade outlet in St. George, UT over Christmas. I should have bought more!

    ::wanders off to dig through drawers::

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  15. it's so cute.... hello from istnnbul/turkey

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  16. awesome! You are so inspiring and I love every thing you come up with.

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  17. i LOVE IT!! ;) how been girl! been a long time! :)

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  18. what a great tutorial! Super project ..
    Hugs!
    Betty :)

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  19. Oh, I love it! You have such an eye for making something beautiful out of the ordinary. I didn't comment on your new necklace, but there is another example of your imagination and creativity at work. You go girl!

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  20. Seeing things like this makes me want to learn to sew even more! I’m booking a sewing class TODAY!! I have a huge list of “When I Learn to Sew Projects” I need to add this one to it.
    Thanks for sharing such a wonderful project! Oh and I loved the necklace you did too.

    Kendra

    http://domesticprincessintraining.blogspot.com

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  21. Wow, what a great shirt, I love it! You are very talented!

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  22. Brilliant! Thanks for sharing.

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  23. I will be trying my hand at this in the near future, thanks a bunch for posting

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  24. Gorgeous, as usual! You rock! I will feature this at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com

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  25. You're brilliant! Last week I used your jeans-to-a-toddler-skirt tutorial, and I loved it. I'll have to make this shirt next!

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  26. This is WAY cute! Thanks so much for sharing. I'll be linking to this.

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  27. Truly brilliant!! Very pretty!!

    Lisa

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  28. Oh, this is so very cool, and so professional looking! I love it!
    Barbara

    http://www.StevieNicksClothing.com
    For all your gypsy shawls, capes, top hats, platform boots, hankie hem skirts and much more~

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  29. Love, love, love this! I found you featured on U Create, and I'm so glad I did.

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  30. Wow... I can't sew a stich! Very impressive!

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  31. I absolutely LOVE this! Thank you for sharing!

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  32. Oh wow, that is the most gorgeous shirt! You did a LOVELY job on it! Now...can ya make me one real quick? ;-)

    Actually - since you've posted this fab tut, I think I will just schedule out the time to make this myself! =-D

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  33. simply beautiful! so glad i found you wonderful blog i found you by way of "Ucreate". thanks for sharing such a great tutorial.

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  34. That is fabulous...maybe I'll have to try that someday even though I'm not a great sewer...

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  35. Love this! You did a fabulous job! Thanks for sharing!
    best wishes,
    Linda

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  36. Lovely :) Someday I may try this! Thanks for the tute!
    (I found you from craft gossip!)

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  37. that shirt is sooo beautiful!!! I love it!!! I would love for you to add it to our El Cheap-O Shirt Challege over at getyourcrafton.blogspot.com


    Lyette

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  38. That shirt is beautiful..i love it!!! I would love for you to add it to our El Cheap-O Shirt Challenge at getyourcrafton.blogspot.com!

    Lynette

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  39. You clever, crafty girl! I adore that there is a flag heading beneath it. :)

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  40. very, very cute and wonderful step by steps...thank you! love your blog! going to put you in my google reader.

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  41. Wonderful! I love DE too. I used to work there as their seamstress.

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  42. ooooooooo look at how sweet this is! NICE! Awesome Job! :)

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  43. Very beautiful!! You are so wonderful to share,Thank you so much!

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  44. You are so fabuous (and so is your blouse!)! I so enjoy your blog!

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  45. Oh my gosh! This is gorgeous! I love it! I so need to learn to sew.

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  46. Wow. This is super pretty. I just saw your blog for the first time and I will definitely be coming back!

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  47. This is absolutely beautiful! I have seen shirts similar to this is the stores but didn't want to pay the big bucks for it. Wonderful tutorial - thank you!

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  48. You are absolutely amazing! Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us.

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  49. Great refashion! I did a very similar thing with DownEast shirts, too! They're great for revamping.

    I worked for DEB corporate a while back, and would pick up their cheap tees at their warehouse store, just below the office. If you're in the SLC office, you should go! Everything is ridiculously cheap there.

    350 W Hope Ave (1400S) SLC. You'd love it.

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  50. Autum-
    Thank you so much for your comment and the link to your tutorial. I know about that method, but I didn't like cutting the long strip by hand, that is why I do mine this way, but some of my readers might prefer your metod too. Thanks!

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  51. Thank you for this tutorial! I just bought two of the same orange shirt for 1.25 ea at Target in the hopes of finding something just like this! Awesome!

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  52. This is so cute! Thanks for sharing, great job! I'll have to try this after this little baby comes!

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  53. That is just beautiful. I love the color too. Simple and elegant.

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  54. SOOO Lovely! I can't wait to try it!

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  55. I love ruffle tee redos and yours is one of the best I've seen. Kudos!

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  56. Hi :) I tried your tutorial and I'm very happy with my end result. I'm quite a novice with sewing so obviously no where as nice as yours but I'm still very happy :)

    Thank you so much for putting up these free tutorials :DD

    Here's a picture of my shirt

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=4330284&l=a3af2afa60&id=586242974

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  57. What a fantastic idea! Such an elegant looking top- I really must try this idea!

    Thank you for sharing!

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  58. This is so lovely, can't wait to give it a try. thanks for a great tute. I couldn't help adding it to our link luv roundup today, come by for a peek: http://www.luvinthemommyhood.com/2010/01/link-luv-roundup-its-baaaack.html

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  59. This is so COOL and the shirt is so ugly at first! I am in love!

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  60. this is soooo cool and beautiful makes me want to sew and sew and sew. i better hop to it!
    marsha spaniel
    www.spinalfusion.etsy.com

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  61. Yeow! That is stunning! I might have to give that a try! :)

    Kim

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  62. I found two of these shirts today and want to make one for myself. Can you please tell me if you did the gathering by hand, or if you used a sewing machine?

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  63. Gayle-

    I made my ruffles with a sewing machine. I used the largest setting for the stitches and pulled one thread to make the gathering. It is very fun to do, good luck with your project!

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  64. This is awesome..who could have thought of adding charm to a plain t-shirt by ruffling it up so beautifully..I love it and badly want a sewing machine!

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  65. nice to meet you
    thanks, I love it; I try to make one for me
    biz
    aldina

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  66. That is so amazing! I really want to try this now!

    I am not sure where you live, but in Salt Lake there is a DownEast Warehouse store where you can get basics for 2 for $5.... so that would be perfect for this project!

    Read more about the warehouse store here.

    uberchicforcheap.blogspot.com

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  67. Madeline P-

    Thank you so much for the info! I am so happy that everyone is looking out for me. I am definately gonna go there and check it out. There might be more tutorials in the near future! :)

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  68. I absolutely love this!! Can't wait to try it. I've been wanting to make fabric flowers for awhile, thank you so much for the tutorial!

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  69. thanks so much for this tut. I loved it! my rescued thrift store tee turned out great!

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  70. So cute!! Thanks for sharing your method!

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  71. I think this is the best looking t-shirt makeover I have seen and I can't wait to try it!

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  72. You are amazing! My friend posted a link to your blog on her facebook page.

    I cannot believe how you transform old shirts into beautiful feminine clothing. Truly inspirational.

    I am saving for a sewing machine and will hopefully try some of these things out someday. Thanks so much for sharing instructions.

    Your creativity is astonishing!

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  73. Loved this tutorial! I featured it on my blog along with the one I made-check it out at http://scrapsnscribs.blogspot.com/2010/01/fashion-fridays-diy-ruffle-tee.html. Thanks for posting all your wonderful creations! I'm looking forward to making the tweed jacket next.

    Courtney

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  74. I love this so much!! Made one and took today to show it off on my blog. Featuring your post and turorial for any readers that want to make one too!

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  75. Love it! I can't wait to give it a try!

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  76. This is the most beautiful t-shirt makeover I've ever seen! Wow! Thank you so much! I love the Down East shirts, too--in fact I'm sure I have a couple in my drawer that I could use right now! thanks!

    mandy
    littlebirdiesecrets.com

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  77. I happened to stumble onto your blog from another blog that linked to this post, and even though I don't sew, I think I will try this! I may have been converted. It looks very easy and you explain it well!

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  78. OMG. I just found this from the Crafts board on the Nest. I cannot wait to check out all of your projects. This is fabulous.

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  79. I simply Loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooove it :-) Thamk you for sharing
    Myriam

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  80. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

    Lucy

    http://cellularaccessoriess.com

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  81. Featured you on my blog yesterday (oneofakindgiftideas.blogspot.com)Just love all your ideas. It was so good running into you at TJ Maxx. Hopefully one day you can teach me how to sew :)
    Love, Tamara

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  82. Here's my version! Thanks for the great tutorial!
    http://craftdiscovery.blogspot.com/2010/03/1-ripped-shirt-1-stained-shirt.html

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  83. BEautiful!!! I have fewwt-shirts that i do not wear because I do not feel femine (i´m sorry if i make mistakes, i do not speak english well, i´m from Mexico) but with these great ideas they will change a lot

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  84. Wow, that was great and very clear - I linked here from Cotton Rose and I'm very happy I did!

    Warmly,

    Sandy @ My Shabby Streamside Studio
    http://myshabbystreamsidestudio.blogspot.com/

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  85. way too cute! loving how it turned out - may have to try this one out myself.
    - Mariane

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  86. I love it....I hope I can do it!!!
    ~Nancy

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  87. I love my new shirt make-over! Thanks! http://prettydubs.blogspot.com/2010/03/ruffle-shirt.html

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  88. Love your blog and love this shirt! Thinking I might try to make a dress like this for my daughter.

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  89. this is so pretty and feminine. I love it! Thanks for the answer to covering up those designs we don't like!

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  90. I just found your blog today and I LOVE this shirt. I made one for myself out of shirts two different shades of pale blue. I love how it turned out! Thanks for the inspiration. :)

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  91. This is truly amazing! I've bookmarked this sucker for future reference. Thanks so much.

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  92. Terrific - where's the link to your Etsy store! :-) I want one and I don't sew! :-)

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  93. I found your blog on tip junkie and I am so glad I did..that is beautiful I am going to have to try this out, thanks

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  94. Just found your blog from Tip Junkie - TOO CUTE!! I will be keepiong an eye on you . . .
    Love this

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  95. I have now a new beautiful Tshirt thanks to you. After hesitating for weeks I finally decided myself tomake this beauty. and, believe me, my friends are jealous ;-)Thank you sooo much for this beautiful tutorial!
    http://madebynight.blogspot.com/2010/05/froufrous-foufous.html

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  96. I saw the nice T-shirt of By Nigth , and put an link on my second blog in order to remember it (http://galimamphigouric.canalblog.com/archives/2010/05/05/17762106.html )
    Thank you for the tuto!!!

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  97. cool! I am going to give this a try. I linked to your post on my blog http://scrapbits.typepad.com/scrap_bits/

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  98. So nice , great idea ,i love it so much !

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  99. I LOVE this! I don't foresee myself being able to pull it off, but I might just try!

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  100. Wow, very creative and beautiful. Love this shirt. Definitely goes to my "Have to make" list. Thank you!

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  101. I loove this! I just used your tutorial to embellish the top of a dress I just made! You can see it here:

    http://homesweethomebodies.blogspot.com/2010/05/new-dress-for-me-easy-sewing-project.html

    Thanks for sharing this! :)

    Marissa@ homesweethomebodies.blogspot.com

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  102. One of the beautiful and impressive t-shirt is this one. I would like to say thanks to you for sharing this t-shirt with us.

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  103. FAB tutorial, what a great looking revamp!

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  104. very impressive. this is just adorable, and so unique and CHEAP! I love cheap!

    very well done!

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  105. Hi Sashiko!
    I loved this work! I intent to translate to portugues e put it on my blog...
    Tks! Kisses!
    lelê

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  106. HI Leticia!

    I am so glad that you liked my tutorial! It would be wonderful if you would translate it to portuguese, so more people can enjoy it.

    Just give me rightful credit with a link back, I would appreciate it. Thank you!

    Have a nice week

    Sachiko

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  107. So beautiful!!
    Arrived to your blog via Waterstone and love it!!

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  108. Absolutely amazing! You make it look so esay...I just may need to try this sometime :-D

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  109. after the 100 other ruffled shirts i have seen by now, this is still my favorite.

    so please link to it from my site in our current linky party:
    http://www.finecraftguild.com/diy-linky-party-free-pillow-crochet-pattern/

    see you soon,
    btw we have a $50 inspirational text (customizable) silver necklace/bracelet gift certificate to hand over to someone. put your name in the hat,.. you deserve it.

    link to the giveaway is in the diy link party article.

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  110. So pretty! This is one of my favorite ruffle shirts I've seen here in blogland!

    I am a new follower :)

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  112. Ok, so I tried it, and it looks adorable with a shrug, but without one it makes me look like the pirate shirt on Sinfield. Not sure where I went wrong, but with my little shrug it just looks adorable, thanks for sharing.

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  113. I LOVE your tutorials! I did a link on Twitter and will be featuring your blog on my blog! Adorable!

    Cheery wave from
    Bev

    btw: We always have a giveaway for free fabric going! Stop by and enter!

    http://44thstreetfabric.blogspot.com

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  114. Thank you for this tutorial, I'm new to sewing so this was very helpful! - it really helped me when I was designing my turquoise ruffle dress.

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  115. WOW! I would have never known there was a logo on this shirt! What a very, very, very creative idea!!

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  116. Thanks so much for posting this tutorial - I made one last night using two $5 shirts from Old Navy. My flowers could use a little work, but overall it turned out really well!

    Thanks again!

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  117. thanks for this great tutorial! i just made one and have been getting nothing but compliments... will post this on my blog with a link to urs if u dont mind! great job! u are soooo creative!

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  118. Love! I just tried this with a couple of thrift store shirts. Needs another washing to get rid of that weird thrift store smell, but I can't wait to wear it tomorrow!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/freshroasted/4845755432/

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  119. Thanks so much for the tutorial! I loved it so much I tried tonight: http://liveeatsmile.blogspot.com/2010/08/inspired-on-monday.html

    Thanks!

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  120. OMG! I couldnt sleep, so i start looking for a tutorial, and i found your blog, and it blew my mind! It look so easy, cause you explain it soo good!
    Thank you so much!
    I'm a big fan now, thanks again...really beautiful creations!

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  121. OH so jealous of your talent :-) That is one pretty makeover - LOVE this! Just joined your blog :-) I am going to post this on my blog linking to you - is that okay?

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  122. Ficou linda e muito romântica!Amei!
    beijinhos carinhosos. Jaqueline
    http://amordobrado.blogspot.com

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  123. You are brilliant!!! I loved your shirt and I love it even more now knowing it was a remake from a dollar shirt!

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  124. This is on my to do list now! I LOVE ruffles, and this shirt turned out so beautiful!! Thank you for sharing the how to :]

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  125. I used your supercute tutorial to try the ruffle shirt tonight! I found my shirts on clearance for $2 at Target! So excited! Great project-thanks so much for sharing your beautiful ideas!

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  126. woops forgot the link for you to see a pic...
    http://onemarblespin.blogspot.com/2010/09/ruffled-shirt.html

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  127. I LOVE this shirt...thank you so much for thinking of it! It really is a great "blueprint" for making other ruffled tops!! I linked your tutorial to my blog :)
    <3 Anngela @
    http://anngelasprettylittlethings.blogspot.com/2010/09/one-of-my-own-ruffle-shirt.html

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  128. I too loved this shirt, so decided to make one of my own. Turned out perfectly and i proudly showcased it often with my friends!
    Thought i lost it once on a weekend away, but alas, it was hanging in my wardrobe.
    Thought i lost it twice and sadly this time i did - left it in the hotel in Seoul (after our first big European holiday) and it will cost me double what i paid to make it, so have donated it to some lucky Korean girl...:(

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  129. I'm posting about a variety of t-shirt ruffle tutorials today on my blog and mentioned yours with a link back- hope that's okay!

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  130. Wow..that is gorgeous!i really appreciate you.gifts send to
    Pakistan

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  131. Great decor! I liked very much, I love ruffles. I will hunt for the shirts:)

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  132. Such a wonderful shirt and fantastic tutorial! I hope you don't mind if I link this tutorial to my blog? I'd love to share what lovely thing I just found :)

    http://rosmariiniajalanganpatkia.blogspot.com/

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  133. You look like you belong in the Downeast catalog! It's a beautiful shirt. I absolutely love the added roses and string. Beautiful!

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  134. You have such an eye for making something beautiful out of the ordinary.

    Cool Shirts

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  135. I made this shirt!! I blogged about it at http://watsonfamilyjournal.blogspot.com/2011/01/my-ruffled-shirt.html

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  136. I love this tutorial! I used it to make two matching shirts for my daughters:
    http://petitedarlings.blogspot.com/2011/02/ruffle-shirts-for-two-little-daisies.html
    Thank you!

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  137. It is amazing - a simple T-shirt transformed into a gorgeous T-blouse ;) I just loved it...thanks a lot for the tuto!!! Hugs

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  138. I love it! You've inspired me to make creations out of my old clothes instead of tossing them! Thanks :)

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  139. I stumbled onto this from ALLFREESEWING - I JUST LOVE IT!!! I'll be making one of these for sure! :) Thanks for sharing!

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  140. Super cute! You are so creative! I am impressed! I am going to start stalking the sale piles at DownEast.

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  141. This is impressive!You are AWESOME! :-)
    I Love it!
    Kisses
    ETta

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  142. This is absolutely GORGeous!!!!
    How pretty and feminine!
    Thanks so much for showing how to do it..so helpful!
    I would love to try this for the summer!
    Have a great week and Im your newest follower (purehunnybee)
    Come over for a visit!

    Deborah xo

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  143. Terrific! You've just made a great party shirt from something I would have used as a rag! Too amazing! Patsy from
    HeARTworks

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  144. I love this! What a great afternoon project!

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  145. Thank you for this great tutorial! I raided the Old Navy $3 T-shirt sale and have plans for some great new embellished tees!

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  146. Thanks for showing us this awesome idea. I'd love to give it a try!

    Warmly, MIchelle

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  147. I love it! <3 I've been meaning to make it for ages and finally managed to tonight! :)
    I think it's a great result.. My ruffles are hiding a print of a kitty

    Thanks for your great tutorial!

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  148. This is absolutely brilliant! You are so talented.

    I recently added a graphic to my son's shirt, sort of a DIY custom design shirt, would love to hear what you think of it!

    http://everything-under-my-sun.blogspot.com/2011/06/tutorial-graphic-shirt-for-kids.html

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  149. I'm sorry my english is bad....oh!!!! it's a fantastic wonderful ideas! i'm falled in love! i link your blog on my favourits..i can't believe notingh of your beautiful works!
    Manu

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  150. I just made my own :-) Thanks!

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  151. this is a lovely tutorial. found you via pinterest! posting this one in my fb page. check it out here
    https://www.facebook.com/paulacelayafashionaccessories

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  152. WOW just WOW I love this!! I have a stack of old tees I'm been trying to figure out what to do with.. I know what I'm doing this weekend :) thanks so much!

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  153. Very cute!! Super pomysł na odświeżenie starych koszulek.
    Dziękuję za kursik!!!

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  154. You are so talented. I love what you did though.

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  155. Oh my gosh ~ Your blog is adorable! Love it!
    www.texskiss.blogspot.com

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  156. As I wrote above it is just gorgeous your new blouse...and inspired by you I made one for myself...you can see it here http://mundodoshandmades.blogspot.com/2011/09/30cm-de-renda-e-duas-pecas-renovadas.html
    Thanks again,
    Blessings,
    Nádya

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  157. I just made this in black. I love it! Your instructions were so easy to follow! Thank you so much for sharing!

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  158. I finally got around to making this and I love it. I posted about in on my blog here: http://piccolinadesigns.blogspot.com/2011/09/craft-room-weekend-ruffles-and-ruffles.html
    Thank you for sharing your talents

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  159. I can't believe it!!!! Amazing DIY.

    ^_^ Eva

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  160. This is one of the best sewing projects that I have ever seen! So adorable! I featured your post on my Repin Wednesdays on my blog. http://therusticalley.blogspot.com/2011/10/repin-wednesdaysdiy-projects.html

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  161. Thank you for posting this tutorial. I posted my version on my blog and would love for you to come check it out. Don't forget to grab a feature button! http://thecraftyblogstalker.blogspot.com/2011/10/tshirt-refashion-craft-day.html

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  162. Love this, and especially the flower, can you believe I was just today trying to figure out how to make one?! Awesome, thank you for sharing.

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  163. Hello, just wanted to let you know that I have mentioned you in my post. Please let me know if there is anything you would like me to remove.
    Cheers
    Jennifer
    www.eatcraftsow.blogspot.com

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  164. Wait... I'm stumped...did you ruffle over another shirt, or did you buy a larger shirt to accomodate the ruffle fabric?

    I'm not sure how you got both a shirt and the ruffle fabric. I'd like to try to replicate this.

    Do you buy a larger-than-usual size?

    Many thanks--I'm hoping to teach some people in Africa how to make the 2nd hand t-shirts that they get (from EVERYWHERE) over there into pretty blouses. I know this would be a much-loved item.
    I'll be working there in early 2012.

    Regards,
    Jessica

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  165. D'oh... I just re-read the post and saw the need for 2 shirts. Got it. Now, I must try this. :)

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  166. Gorgeous, gorgeous! So happy I found your blog!

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  167. Hi Sachiko! I've just do it too. Not like yours, off course, but it's on my flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cbmimilk/6621269921/in/photostream
    Thank you for teach me wonderful things about sewing and life!
    Hugs.
    Cláudia.

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  168. Hi Sachiko! I've just do it too. Not like yours, off course, but it's on my flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cbmimilk/6621269921/in/photostream
    Thank you for teach me wonderful things about sewing and life!
    Hugs.
    Cláudia.

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  169. That is so cute! I think I may have to try creating one!

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  170. What a cute idea! I am going to have to try this!

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  171. Great tutorial! You've been featured on the Quality Sewing Tutorials blog.

    We hand select only the best free tutorials and patterns for home sewers.

    Grab a brag button!

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  172. Gorgeous T, a must try, clever you. I am now a follower and pinned it too.
    x jeanetteann

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  173. I tried the Ruffle Shirt...I totally love it! I bought tow exact same t-shirts at the 99 Cent Store and it came out exactly like your....sans the flag :)

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  174. This is just beautiful...how do you keep the ruffles from fraying on the ends? Thanks for the Tutorial.

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  175. Soooo cute! I'm going to add this to my sewing tutorial tab on my blog! If you have any other sewing tutorials you'd like to add, you can add as many as you'd like. It's a permanent linky.
    Michelle
    http://maidenjane.blogspot.com/2011/09/sewing-tutorial-upcycle-tee-shirt-or.html

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  176. You are brilliant!!! Love this :)

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  177. What a great tutorial! I love reconstructing boring t-shirt into something fabulous like this. I like it so much, I ended up including it on my blog... http://darlingadventures.com/?p=574
    Thanks!

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  178. I found some shirts at my local walmart for $3, not as great a bargain as yours, but it'll do. =) I bought two of them, one in my size and one in XL to ensure that I have enough fabric. And will attempt this over the weekend. I am trying it in blue, I'm hoping it will wear better. By the way, I am in LOVE with your tutorials, I will attempt some other ones soon. Keep up the good work!

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  179. It looks beautiful! thank you so much :)
    http://sewingbreakdown.blogspot.com/

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  180. Wow this is Gorgeous, thanks for sharing!!

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  181. How many t shirts were used to make one blouse?

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