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Thursday, 14 April 2016

Chopping and Changing



Zara Jeans, Zara Belt, Zara Tee, Basil the Cat (taking liberties).


I bought a tee from Zara last year. I really loved the print and the colours but I never wore it as I felt that it really did very little for me. It looked fine underneath something but it wasn't good as a standalone item. It chunked me out. And I came across it again today and I tried it on again and the feeling was just the same. Chunky monkey.

And then I stuck a cardigan over it and it looked better. But I didn't like the bunching of the sleeves under the cardigan as they were quite slim. So I decided to take a pair of scissors to the tee and whip off the sleeves. And being a cautious little soul, I decided I'd just hand hem the edges so it wouldn't come apart on the first wash. 



Gap Cotton Vneck Cardi (similar here


I think I did an okay job and at least I will wear it now. #somethingfortheweekend



2 comments :

  1. Isn't it amazing how much a little tweak can transform something Sue?! Loving your work here! And as for Basil....well, he is just too cute! xx

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    1. Basil has decided this is his other bed. Not funny. He's kind of claimed it. But I remember you doing this with the Coca Cola sweatshirt where you chopped and changed that and you've had tons of wear out of it since so yes, a little tweak is sometimes all it takes. Now I'm wondering what else I can hack???

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