- Alexis is a 20-year-old designer
- She found a printed top laying idle in her closet
- She transformed it into a stunning bodysuit
A talented and beautiful designer wowed Twitter users recently by transforming an old African printed top into a stunning bodysuit.
20-year-old Alexis, from Texas in the USA, shared photos of her amazing work on Twitter, Briefly.co.za gathered.
The first photo showed the top, which she said had been laying idle in her closet. The second photo showed her modelling the finished bodysuit.
Alexis' tweet quickly went viral, racking up an incredible 11,000 retweets and 51,000 likes. Many tweeps asked her how she did it.
In a subsequent tweet, the budding designer explained that she simply "cut it up into piece like I would do any other fabric and then sewed it all back together the way I wanted to."
This isn't the first time Alexis has created something out of nothing. In June, she shared photos of a similar transformation she made.
Tweeps praised her designing skills and asked for tips. Some even asked if they could send her their old clothes to rework. See some of their reactions below.
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