Well, about a year ago she'd gotten me clothing for my birthday which I loved everything....except this one funky cowl-neck top. I just can't wear turtlenecks, and for me, cowl necks fall into that category. It just makes me feel completely claustrophic.
But, I love love loved the color fo this shirt and the fabric, which was like a really soft, luxurious knit.
Oh for goodness sake! The tags are even still on it! The top was also just super tight, and I just can't bring myself to show off all my curves (especially the unnatural ones!)
So, using the tutorial found here as my guide, I turned it into this: