Create Innovative Garments from Ordinary Shirts
This article from Threads #177 (February/March 2015) by Michelle Paganini provides inspiration and guidelines for transforming your plain shirts into something memorable. She writes:
You love to sew, but every once in a while you can take a shortcut by transforming existing or discarded garments into fresh ones, with minimal new resources. Even small changes can make a once-loved garment desirable again. I’ll tell you how to distinguish garments with quality material and construction from those that make poor candidates for upcycling. Then I’ll illustrate how to apply imagination and skills to create one-of-a-kind pieces that make your wardrobe unique.