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Refashioning A Boring Shirt With Black Paint And Lace Ribbon

This shirt was screaming hippy until I made it gothy with only black paint and lace ribbon.

Many years ago I bought this shirt at a Weltladen shop. It is certified as fairtrade and organic (GOTS). I don't remember it exactly, but I think it cost me about €25. The vibrant colour immediately catched my eye.
Unfortunately I didn't like wearing neckholders so guess it - I almost never wore it.

Now comes the time I am more into neckholders but also more into darker colours. So I decided to give it a go and do a refashioning.

What I needed to refashion this boring shirtA black lace ribbon (like this one) Black fabric paint Edding textile marker in BlackBrush, iron and sewing machine
How to make your hippy shirt more gothy

Here I already started with the first pattern. Just painted over it with a black textile marker. I did so with all the lines. 

Then I measured the bottom scale and cut off the according lenght of lace. Attached the lace at the bottom with pins. 

Sewed it on twice -…