I Could Have Been a Contender?


DH had a few promotional shirts from work, which originally looked like this:

I needed a lightweight summer robe, since calf-length terrycloth wasn’t really appealing above 30 degrees C. One black shirt and one red shirt later, everything turned inside out, and TA DA! Robe.

Um. It doesn’t look TOO much like it belongs in a boxing ring, does it?

Details: Men’s XL “Drytec” shirts, collar turned into epaulets to hide the shoulder seam, underarm-side seam flipped and sewn french-seam style to hide it, hems of each shirt used as the belt and belt carriers, the body of the red shirt folded double for the bottom hem, and pieces the sleeves of the red shirt used to trim the sleeves of the robe. Sounds simple, worked out to be simple, but there was certainly some choice thoughts happening in the middle…

Advertisements

One thought on “I Could Have Been a Contender?

  1. Wow! Talk about recycling – looks great! (I changed my sign-in for my Shifting Stitches blog and now I’m PurpleSage everywhere….no more RenoAddicts).

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s