Tuesday, February 17, 2015

PRP February: Mademoiselle Muscle Tee Again


We loved our first Mademoiselle Muscle Tee outfit so much, we needed to make another one for Project Run & Play. Needing a smaller size than Living with Punks offered, I used the Tinley Tee this time by Get Your Crap Together Designs. It has a nice straight design with lots of sleeve options. I kept with the wider neckband of the Mademoiselle but used the flutter sleeves of the Tinley. The fabric is an old receiving blanket in great condition.


As per my usual way of thinking I'm so smart, I changed the flutter sleeve slightly. Instead of having the sleeves wrap all the way to the bottom of the arm, I gathered them more and stopped them short of the bottom of the armhole. I used a strip of knit to finish the armhole edges. This shortening up made them fuller, but I don't know if that was a good thing. That along with hemming them, makes them stand out a bit too much. Next time, I'll put them down further and not hem the edges so they hang softer. There will definitely be a next time too. I love a simple tee like this for summer. Cool and breezy like a muscle tee with just a bit of sun protection for the shoulders.


And yes, we needed another skirt to wear with it. This too is a refashion. Originally a vintage sheet, I had made myself a skirt with this floral border print. That was a few summers ago so it was already in the refashion pile since last summer. It is such a pretty print and color palette.


I added some bits of lace and eyelet to make a shabby chic look. You can't get more feminine or springy. 





Thank you so much for stopping by my little blog. And thank you to the ladies of Project Run & Play and Living with Punks for this fun challenge. 



10 comments:

  1. The whil outfit is adorable, and that skirt is KILLING me!!

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  2. Oh, so sweet--I love flutter sleeves!

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    1. Thank you Beth. I thought they were a little big at first but I think they balance out the skirt pretty well actually.

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  3. I love the romantic skirt, such a beautiful fabric. Flutter sleeves are one of my favorites, they are just perfect for little girls!

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  4. Wow! Your first one was so cute, but this one might just top it! That skirt...swoon!

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  5. So cute! I love the addition of the flutter sleeves!
    -liZ

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