Day 212: A'dress'ing a Too-Big Tee! :) 1
Dress Refashions

Day 212: A’dress’ing a Too-Big Tee! :)

Day 213: D'oh! Dress
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It seems like every time I volunteer at an event where I’m required to wear a Tshirt for said event, I always get stuck with a tee that’s a good 5 sizes larger than the one I requested.ย  :/ย  This includes today, when I showed up at The World Beer Festival.

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Seriously?????

It looks like Erin snagged the last medium tee. They didn’t even have smalls.ย  :/

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She’s a smug little thing, isn’t she?ย  ๐Ÿ™‚

Luckily, I anticipated my bad luck, and came armed!

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Gigantic tee, you have met your match!

I cut each of the sleeves of my tee into strips, like so:

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By this time, Erin was looking realllly concerned. ๐Ÿ™‚

I stretched out all of the strips, and tied them in front of me.

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Tie it nice & snug!

I turned the whole thing around, and was ready to volunteer in style!ย  ๐Ÿ˜€

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Ta Daaaaah! ๐Ÿ™‚

I could have totally worn this as a dress, but stuck with my jeans to keep my legs warm in the colder areas of the Columbia Convention Center.

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Muuuuch better than a tent-like tee! ๐Ÿ™‚

And here’s what it looks like from the back!

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Pretty neat, eh? ๐Ÿ™‚

I had a blast helping out by lugging bags of ice, emptying buckets, and grabbing whatever the vendors needed.

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Dan…the man behind the Brew Crew! ๐Ÿ™‚

Of course one of the perks of providing free labor was that I got to sample plenty of tasty brew!ย  ๐Ÿ™‚

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Booze and friends…a winning combination! ๐Ÿ˜€

I have to admit that this refashion worked perhaps a little too well.ย  When I went up to a few vendors and asked “Are you guys doing okay?ย  Do you need anything?”, a couple of them didn’t realize I was a volunteer, and looked at me like I was nuts!ย  They must have thought I was just a very concerned attendee!ย  ๐Ÿ˜€

Cheers!

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