Posts Tagged ‘dresses’

Beautiful Clothes made from Reconstructed Materials

There are so many wonderful examples of reconstructed clothing on Craftster that I just had to highlight a few. Look what wonderful garments these seamstresses have created!  I love this dress by jillrbassett. She constructed it from a vintage tablecloth purchased at a thrift store. The pattern is so fresh and fun. No one would [...]

Craftster Style: Vintage, Retro, and Historic Clothing

From Renaissance Fair garb to funky 70′s styles, sewing Craftsters have made some amazing clothing and accessories inspired by history. Crafty people often have a unique style all their own, and one reason is that they can make one-of-a-kind wearables that express their personal style. For some, this can mean elaborate theatrical costumes, either true [...]

Craft Challenge #26 – Dollar Store Challenge Round 2

This month’s challenge was to make something fabulous and hopefully totally unexpected out of items you bought at a dollar store. The total cost should have been $10 or less! We had 77 amazing entries in this challenge, so voting was tough! The winner was witwhitherwilt with her entry titled, “Here Comes the Dollar Tree [...]

Hooray for Dollar Stores

The entries are in for the first Craftster Challenge! The theme was Under $5 From a Dollar Store. So basically people were allowed to spend $5 on anything in a Dollar Store and had to craft up something totally unexpected with those items. The voting has begin and will end on June 8th. There are [...]

Cheap, Eco-Friendly Source for Fabric

I have a this little problem where I can’t seem to go a week without cruising through my local thrift stores. There are tons of them in the Boston area. One of the things I like to buy are old sheets and pillowcases because it is a cheap source of fabric and you can often [...]