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Refashion

I love this long-sleeved tee, but it’s too short for me, so I thought I’d try the adult-arms-to-toddler-legs method, and I made a tee from the body to complete the set. I tried to utilise the existing hems whereever possible. I think this is going to be great for hot summer days – whenever they return. Temperatures plunged this week, so it feels like early March again right now.

Adult tee disarmed:

Refashion: Adult tee, disarmed

Toddler set:

Refashion: Toddler set from adult tee

Another top I loved was too short as well. In fact, most tops are too short on me, I’ve got a dispropornately long torso. This one has a lovely deep blue hue that is really flattering on me, so I was loath to discard it. I had another top in the same sort of material in a greyish hue with a flower print, which was also, you guessed it, too short. I cut a band from the bottom of that and inserted it into the other, and, hey presto, useable top:

Refashion: One useable top from two short ones

Detail showing the pattern on the insert:

Refashion: Detail

Attempt at capturing the blue hue. Excuse the dust:

Refashion: Attempt at capturing the hue of blue

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