....has soooo many fun ideas in it!
I made a shirt inspired by one of her ideas
in the book. Hers is made with a scarf and mine
was made with fabric I have had for years, not
knowing what to make with it. I had about a
yard of fabric and cut it out in the shape
of two scarfs. It's basically two squares sewn
together, leaving an opening for the neck and arms.
I didn't even have to hem it.
Instead, I burned the edges.
An idea I wouldn't have thought of on my own
and it was sooooo much faster.
Here's my version:
I know these self portraits are killing you.
They kill me too and I CANNOT for the life of me
get a decent shot ANYWHERE in my house.
Here's a pic of it on my dress form-it gives
you a better idea of what it looks like.
I made the neckline extra wide so it falls
off my shoulder. The pink ribbons are just
for draping and marking on my form, they aren't
actually part of the shirt.
I made it especially for a special summer concert
with some of my favorite gals:
I loved the finished product and the concert
wasn't half bad either......come to think of it-
the concert ROCKED!
I'm adding Grace Potter to the list of
celebrities I want to be friends with.