Thursday, December 11, 2008

Happy Birthday Ashley!

It was my sisters birthday last month....and I made her a present. She just got it in the mail, so now I can post pictures. =)

It is a Hurley t-shirt that was deconstructed and remade into this corset style top. Lisa made one for herself a bit ago, and I had the same book that she took the pattern from. The corset is totally Ashley's style, and the Hurley adds the California beach girl flair. I bet no one has this same Hurley shirt! I tried to make the logo going across the side of her waist. It's pretty much all there.

This is the view from the back. You can click on the pictures to enlarge them. Once i had cut all the pieces, I hand-stitched them together using yellow and a light green thread, so it looks "limey" like one of the polka-dots. I wish I could have modeled it so you could see the shape better that it laying on one of my couch cushions, but as I am built like an Amazon, and Ashley cute and petite like my Mom, that wouldn't have worked out. The original shirt was a medium, and a fairly large medium at that...I do hope the new version fits her well!!
Happy birthday Ash.... I love you!


Bella said...

o my goodness...thats adorable!!! so creative nessa!! im sure it will fit her perfectly!! or at least shell make it fit!!! haha

Lisa said...

Wow, I like your shirt so much better than mine :)