segunda-feira, 26 de julho de 2010

Vestido de Praia/Dress Beach

E o calor continua!!
Ainda mal se foi embora uma onda de calor e já chegou outra!!! :P
Vamos continuar a falar de coisas frescas, então!
Hoje tenho para mostrar esta t-shirt comprida, que comprei no ano passado, na feira de Barcelos, com a ideia de a usar como vestido de praia.
And the heat is still here!
One heat wave was gone and another has arrived already! :P
We will continue to talk about cool things, then!
Today I have to show this long t-shirt, which I bought last year at a fair, in Barcelos, with the idea to use it as a beach dress.

Porém, a verdade é que não cheguei a usar porque, como era muito rente ao pescoço e ainda tinha aquelas fitas compridas para dar um laço, a t-shirt numa era muito pouco prática (além de que no calor, usar coisas rentes ao pescoço...).
Resultado: usei uma vez e acabou encafuada numa gaveta!
Não pode ser!
Decidi resgatá-la.
Primeira coisa a fazer - descoser toda a parte superior da t-shirt (utilizei o tira-linhas). Ficou assim:
But the truth is that I didn’t like to use it, because it was very close to the neck and had those long straps to make a tie, so the t-shirt had little practical use and was uncomfortable to wear it in the heat.
In result: I used once and ended up holed up in a drawer!
No way!
I decided to rescue her.
First thing to do: rip up the entire top of the t-shirt (I used the seam-ripper) and become like this:

Depois, sempre com o tira-linhas, desmanchei as fitas (não tenho fotografias dessa parte) e cortei em tiras de 3 cm. Com a agulha para trapilho (agulha de crochet n.º 10) fiz um cordão que prendi a toda a volta do decote, com alfinetes.
Then, still with the seam-ripper, dismantle the straps (I don’t have photos of that part) and cut into 3 cm strips. With the bigger crochet needle, n.º 10, I made a string that I held all around the neckline, with pins.

Como ainda me sobrava um bocado de tecido, cortei em tiras de 1 cm e cobri uma rodela de plástico (o interior de um rolo de fita-cola), que prendi no ombro direito. Cozi tudo, à mão, pelo lado do avesso, com pontos invisíveis.
As I had a leftover, I cut into 1 cm strips and a use them to cover a plastic ring (the interior of a roll of duct tape), which I held in the right shoulder. I hand sew everything, by the wrong side, with invisible stitches.


Eis a t-shirt com o seu aspecto actual!
Este ano já tenho vestido para a praia!! :)
Here it is the t-shirt with its current appearance!
Now I have a dress for the beach! :)


Não se esqueçam que podem continuar a habilitar-se, até dia 1 de Agosto, ao meio-dia, ao meu primeiro sorteio, aqui.
Do not forget: you can still qualify for my first giveaway (August first, at noon) here.
As entradas para este sorteio estão agora fechadas!
This giveaway is now closed



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10 comentários:

  1. What a brilliant idea.. You've made an amazing transformation on the dress. I really like it

    Diana

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  2. Beautiful detail. Great beach dress for sure.

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  3. Wow! I love the rescue you did! Especially the braided part! It's a great detail!

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  4. Thank you girls!
    It was fun, althought I think it'll look better if I used a thinner ring (maybe a flat wood ring), but I didn't have any laying around.

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  5. This is absolutely beautiful! Great job! Thanks for all the messages on my blog...you are very sweet :)

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  6. Ah, such a good rescue! It looks great. I especially like the braided part and the ring on the shoulder. I must remember it for future projects :-).

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  7. Wow! This is so original! I absolutely love your new beach dress. Good job, and thank you for making it into a tutorial, it is so nice to learn new clever tricks.

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  8. Wow!! It turns out beautifully, simple but brilliant refashion! I love it ,such a chic beach dress..

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  9. @Claire: no need to thank me, I enjoy your blog very much! :)

    @Karin: oh, I'll love to see them, for sure!

    @Becka:I'm so glad that you like it! I only realize, now that you mentione, that I made some kind of tutorial! LOL! It's my first!

    @Evelyne: Thank you, I do enjoy your creations, I'm so happy that you like one of my own!

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