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1  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 79 ENTRIES / Re: Crazy Ugly to Crazy Sexy: Dress Refashion! on: October 09, 2012 11:57:07 AM
I thought the price was just about right ... I actually liked the original dress.

But I like the new top even better - way to revitalize!

Thank you very much!!
2  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 79 ENTRIES / Re: Crazy Ugly to Crazy Sexy: Dress Refashion! on: October 08, 2012 04:18:48 PM
Awesome!  I can't believe they wanted 4 bucks for that hideous dress!

hahaha right?!  I thought that was a little steep too  Grin Cheesy Grin Cheesy
3  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 79 ENTRIES / Re: Crazy Ugly to Crazy Sexy: Dress Refashion! on: October 08, 2012 02:48:41 PM
Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy    Thank you very much    Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
4  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 79 ENTRIES / Re: Crazy Ugly to Crazy Sexy: Dress Refashion! on: October 04, 2012 07:56:11 PM
 Smiley Thank you both very much! I definitely look at clothes in a different way when I want to refashion something - instead of looking at the garment as a whole I look at the fabric and pattern - then I can find beauty in the strangest places  Cheesy
5  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 79 ENTRIES / Re: Crazy Ugly to Crazy Sexy: Dress Refashion! on: October 03, 2012 08:47:59 PM
Thank you all very much for the compliments!!! Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
6  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 79 ENTRIES / Crazy Ugly to Crazy Sexy: Dress Refashion! on: October 02, 2012 08:05:00 PM
I thrifted this polyester Norman Bates-esque number for $3.99.  It was begging to be transformed.






I hacked off the top section, realizing the elastic waist was actually where the top and bottom half were stitched together, so there was no saving the material from the top really.  I flipped the remaining skirt upside down on the dress form, used a sleeve for a halter neck...and gathered the back into a waterfall ruffle.






Tada!!

Thank you for looking!  Smiley
7  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Lego-style storage box on: October 02, 2012 08:00:54 PM
So creative!!  Really looks great.  My son would love this for his Legos! Cheesy
8  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Voodoo Doll Pin Cushions on: October 02, 2012 07:57:59 PM
I love them!  Makes my store-bought flower shaped one look LAME Embarrassed lol
9  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Stitch And BOTCH / Re: Pinstripe pants to skirt gone horribly, horribly wrong on: October 02, 2012 07:25:13 PM
I'm fairly new to sewing so I have made some hilarious mistakes too - I have to give you props for these photos!!!  hahaha sorry that happened I'm sure it was so frustrating.  But hopefully you can laugh about it now  Grin
10  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: Edgar Allan Poe Mixed Media Assemblage on: October 02, 2012 07:20:29 PM
Ok - this is awesome!!  I love Poe.  This is so unique  Cheesy
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