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Project Reimagined: The White Tee

Project Reimagined is a diy challenge created by Lindsay of Shrimp Salad Circus to inspire you to think outside the box and see things for more than what they are. For Project Reimagined, a handful of different bloggers are all given the exact same item and asked to turn it into something new. This week’s project starts with a plain white tee shirt, and it has been reimagined by Lindsay of Shrimp Salad Circus, Katie of Lemon Jitters, Stacie of Stars for Streetlights, and Lexy of The Proper Pinwheel.  

For this project, my original vision included lace and dye. I knew I wanted to incorporate those two things. And I actually stuck to that plan! Here's what I came up with.
Hey guys, don't look at my overgrown eyebrows, k? Did you just look? I said NOT to look! ;)

Okay, here are the six elements that took this from a plain white boy's tee to a fancy-sleeved tee.
I used a mix of dark blue and black dye and it basically turned out purple. Oh well! I still like it. This shirt is a little lopsided. It has it's imperfections but I feel like I learned a few things working on that neckline and the sleeves. Tshirts are a great playground for beginning seamstresses! It's a cheap, easy way to play.

Would you like to participate in Project Reimagined? Just create a blog or Facebook post with a picture of something you’ve created from a plain white tee shirt, and link it up in the comments on this post. I can’t wait to see what creative projects you guys come up with!



This Week's Blogger Projects

Shrimp Salad Circus White Tee Refashion Lemon Jitters White Tee Refashion The Proper Pinwheel White Tee Refashion Stars for Streetlights White Tee Refashion

15 comments:

Stacie Grissom October 4, 2012 at 8:53 AM  

Katie I love this!!! :D :D So clever.

Lindsay - Shrimp Salad Circus October 4, 2012 at 10:19 AM  

Ahh I just love it - the lace! Perfect!

nancy @ adore to adorn October 4, 2012 at 11:23 AM  

SO cute! I love how you turned it into something completely different! =D
xo,
nancy

Lexy @ The Proper Pinwheel October 4, 2012 at 1:09 PM  

Katie! This is just amazing. I can't believe the transformation! You are SO creative. Holy crap. :)

Sweet Athena October 4, 2012 at 7:57 PM  

This is so cute! I really like how the color came out, it goes well with the lace. Jess

Frannie October 5, 2012 at 9:28 AM  

Wow, I would have never known that was a t-shirt. The lace flower on the shoulder is perfect.

Your eyebrows....never looked. :) I swear.

frannie

Ashley October 10, 2012 at 1:40 PM  

Really cute! I love how the sleeves are looser too.

kathrynskharisma October 15, 2012 at 9:20 AM  

This is too cute! I have a BIG white tshirt that could use some customization. I might do something like this and add a little lace to the bottom to give it a little more length and make it into a comfy dress.

Monica October 15, 2012 at 1:31 PM  

This is ridiculously cute.

La June 52 October 25, 2012 at 9:36 AM  

One of the best refashions I've seen

Anonymous,  November 1, 2012 at 10:38 AM  

Hi, a very nice project! And I like the jeans, too. Could you tell me which brand they are?

MollyGlacier November 4, 2012 at 3:08 PM  

Wow, a very nice shirt! Love the colour!

Kathryn,  November 28, 2012 at 10:58 PM  

You're really beautiful and this is so creative! Any thoughts about making your designs of cotton nightwear? Would love to see those!

Julia @ FaveCrafts December 27, 2012 at 8:53 AM  

What a cute project! I love it so much that I decided to feature it in our roundup of cace crafts! Check it out here: http://www.favecraftsblog.com/lace-crafts/

Anonymous,  January 4, 2013 at 1:07 AM  

What a delightful idea!!!!!!!! thank you so much for sharing! :) Just what I was looking for!!!!! :)

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