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« on: January 25, 2007 06:10:56 PM »

So... I'm fairly new to this craftster site, which I totally love by the way, and I figured it was about time I share something of my own.  I'm currently studying fashion design, which actually gives me little time to make the fun sort of crafty things I like, so this is something I made for school.  The assignment was to make a dress (with a Grecian theme) out of something other than fabric.  I made two dresses and modeled one myself... this is me in my plastic grocery bag dress (I have crazy make-up and hair done for the fashion show that we did).

Hope you enjoy it!
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« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2007 06:14:49 PM »

Wow!  Very nice.  I love crafty recycling. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2007 06:41:20 PM »

This reminds me of the garbage bag dress worn by Kirsten Dunst in the Marie Antoinette Issue of Vogue. Not nearly as long and trailey, but with that same pouff over pouff over pouff. I actually quite like it. How did it fare at your fashion show?
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« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2007 06:46:15 PM »

That's really creative. It definitely looks like you put thought into it.
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« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2007 06:39:33 AM »

yeah! so awesome!
how'd you do the layering for the skirt? is it plastic ruffles, or a stuffed bubble? also, i would LOVE to see the decal up close. the idea of embroidering plastic blows my mind...
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