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411  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 52 ENTRIES / SUPERMAN dress :-) on: July 06, 2010 02:39:37 PM
hey craftsters!





I used the Ute bouse pattern as a base for the top. http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/ute--2.

I did intend to maje it with sleeves (even cut them out and interfaced the cuffs and everything) but I ended up omitting these because it has been REALLY hot in the UK for the last week or so and I really wanted the dress to be finished ASAP.

Then I used Grosgrain's tutorial (http://grosgrainfabulous.blogspot.com/2010/05/mamas-gonna-buy-you-mockingbird.html)on turning a blouse into a dress ... I could just simply cut off all the pattern pieces at the waist add a circle skirt! ET VOILA!

Originally I'd planned to make a longer circle skirt by adding panels ot the bottom... but again! it was hot and I was impatient!

also ANOTHER cool thing about this dress.. the 'button' closure? PRESS STUDS! from the bottom of the duvet cover! upcycling FTW!!

Also, that bias trim :-) I MADE IT! ... that took a while... but I've got loads left! It's the first time I used bias biding, it's not that tidy, but not many people are looking at my arm-holes! ;-)

I'm very proud of this :-) I love this dress :-) hope you feel the same!

xx G
412  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Dishwashing Glove Dress on: July 06, 2010 02:28:18 PM
I know I shouldnt get so excited about these things... but i do,,, SQUEE
413  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Three t-shirt reconstructions! Space Invaders, Mario&Yoshi, and Batman! on: July 06, 2010 02:26:32 PM
excellent work!
414  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: DeathNote L fangirl t-shirt with changeable quote on: July 06, 2010 02:22:58 PM
OMG i <3 deathnote!
415  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Ninja Turtle Circle Skirt on: July 06, 2010 02:21:41 PM
love this!
416  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: SLAYER! \m/ on: July 06, 2010 02:19:35 PM
take THAT! paper and scissors!! rock is not dead :-)

417  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Tattered Ragdoll Dress on: July 06, 2010 02:16:25 PM
gorgeous work, I can feel the needle in my sewing machine breaking just looking at it :-)
418  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: craftster support (altered Craftster t-shirt!) on: July 06, 2010 02:14:40 PM
i love T shirt recons and this is great!
419  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Dinosaur sheet dress and tutorial on: July 06, 2010 02:13:29 PM
awesome thanks!
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