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DIY J.Crew Knockoff Beaded Oxford Shirt Tutorial from Make My Lemonade here. I used Chrome to translate French to English. For pages more of knockoffs go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/knockoff
- Top Left Photo: Cupcakes and Cashmere wearing J.Crew shirt here.
- Top Right Photo: $198 J.Crew Beaded Shirt here.
- Bottom Photos: DIY by Make My Lemonade.
DIY Knockoff J.Crew Flower Lattice Necklace Tutorial and Template from Bromeliad here. I like how the necklace is shortened for the top photo (because the original J.Crew necklace is longer). Top Photo: $228 (sold out - crystal version here) J.Crew FLower Lattice Necklace photographed in real life by Tommy Ton for Style.com. Bottom Photo: DIY by Bromeliad.
For 77 more pages of knockoffs of all kinds go here: http://truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/knockoff
DIY J.Crew Pocketless Denim and Rose Tyler Inspired Eagle Patch Tutorials from La Vie en Rose here. Easy hack of a denim shirt and I like the iron on patches that Auna has been DIYing. She also has tutorials on how to take shirts in that are too big. Top Photo: J.Crew Pocketless Denim Shirt here, Bottom Photo: DIY by La Vie en Rose.
DIY Denim on Denim J.Crew Inspired Shirt Tutorial from La Vie en Rose here. Top Photo: J.Crew Monogrammed Shirt here, Bottom Photo: DIY by La Vie en Rose. Auna - like how you could also use A!
DIY Heart Cross Stitched Shrit Tutorial from Uber Chic for Cheap here. Thank you Studio DIY for introducing me to this new-to-me blog (check out Studio DIY’s 5 things to cross stitch post here). There are three different heart shapes to choose from. I always read the comments before I post a DIY and Uber Chic for Cheap wrote:
I doubled the embroidery floss on my needle. If you look at it closely, you can see two strands. I also specifically selected a embroidery floss that looked thick at the store.
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DIY J.Crew French Hen Sweater Tutorial from Kittenhood here. Left Photo: $95 J.Crew French Hen Sweater here, Right Photo: DIY from Kittenhood. I would use some other type of fabric and maybe a fusible iron-on interfacing on the back of my applique if I made this - just my sewing preference.*For more knockoffs go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/knockoff
EDIT: Dontalella from inspiration & realisation (my go to fashion/sewing expert) who has her own tutorial on a J.Crew appliqued floral tee here wrote me that:
“when I make applique on thin knits, I use old thin knits - they don’t fray, but it’s safer to cut the applique (especially if it has some sharp angles or edges) a bit wider than needed.”