29 January 2015

Små forandringer

Det var en mærkedag, da jeg fandt disse jeans i en genbrugsforretning. Ikke bare passede de perfekt om hofterne - de sad også perfekt i livet. Og det sker nærmest aldrig, eftersom jeg er str. 36/38 i livet og str. 40 om hofterne. Men de passede også i længden! Og jeg har altså en skridtlængde på 73 cm, det svarer til 28 i jeanslængde.
Der var kun en enkelt lige ting, der ikke var perfekt: Lommerne var meget tydelige gennem stoffet og fik desuden forstykket til at bulke.

Så jeg klippede dem af, og lukkede lommehullerne til. Pænere og bedre pasform meget enkelt.

Og så er der skjorten på det øverste billede. Den var også næsten helt som den skulle være, bortset fra at 3/4-ærmerne mere var 5/6-ærmer på mig. Så dem kortede jeg af. Og meget enkelt og nu drukner mine arme ikke i ærmerne. Sådan ser den ud nu:

Før og efter.


In English:
Sometimes pieces of clothing only need a teeny tiny little refashion tweak to be just right. Such two went through my sewing machine today.

I found these jeans in a thrift store. (A day that will be forever remembered by me: The day I found a pair of jeans, that fit me perfectly! Both waist and hips fit my hourglass figure, AND the length was right, even though I only use a size 28 in length.
I am not exaggerating: When I looked at myself in the changing room in the thrift store, wearing the jeans, my jaw dropped. Trousers never ever fit me. But these did. But I digress, lets get back to the refashion).
Only one small thing wasn't perfect: The pockes was very visible through the jeans fabric and also made the waist-to-hips area bulky. It is not too visible in the picture, but it was very visible in sunshine.

So I cut off the pockets and closed up the pocket openings. Simple, and did the trick (I don't understand why the pocket fabric would show through, but my panties doesn't. But anyway the refashion worked).
I also refashioned the shirt on the top picture. It was just as it should be, except the  3/4 sleeves was 5/6 sleeves on me. Same story as always (I dream of going on holiday somewhere where most people are short like me, like Italy or Hong Kong, and go shopping crazy).
So I simply cut of the cuffs, shortened the sleeves and reattached the cuffs.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Looks really great!!! Good for you!! Good inspiration for us. Thank you!!!