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Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals. I'm a recovering former vegan and vegetarian, now healing with a nutrient-dense mostly Paleo diet, and love at-home CrossFit and yoga workouts. I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!

New mom to baby Otto born April 2018!

Ruffled striped tank

Yes, I'm in France, but I wanted to share with you a project I did before I left.  It's a super easy way to upgrade a tank!
I started with this ribbed striped tank from Gap, $3.99 on sale.
I used some cheap white quilter's cotton and made ruffles, and saved some for a fake placket.  I sewed it all down and added some vintage white buttons.  Way more fun this way!

12 comments

  1. Oh my gosh I'm totally obsessed! I have recently been embellishing little t's with ruffle flowers. I have to try this idea, it looks awesome!

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  2. Cute! What a cool way to improve a basic tank.
    Hope you are having a fantastic time in France!

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  3. I love this! I want to do it. It's so much cuter updated!

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  4. this is so cute....

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  5. I love it! I love your blog b/c it gives me ideas on how to dress up or personalize my abundant maternity wear.

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  6. This looks great! I have a similiar vest top, must try this.

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  7. wow. this is ADORABLE. i love your blog, it makes me want to go and sew all day long. i envy you for making new things all the time.

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  8. You have me absolutely dreaming in ruffles now!

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  9. I love it! There are so many possibilities with this design. I'm excited to see what you make with J Crew inspiration.

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  10. Love them ALL! I nominated you for a sweet blog award. check out the details on my blog. allaboutmommies.blogspot.com

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  11. This is great! I am copying this immediately! BTW- I love your blog. <3

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