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Topic: Strapless Dresses from random duvet cover & ugly retro curtains!  (Read 2536 times)
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muppet_baby
« on: March 21, 2007 02:34:41 PM »

Hi, these are the first and second items of clothing I have made! I hope you like them!

This first one is made from a duvet cover



It's a bit... different... lol... and I still have about two and a half duvets left in this fabric.

and this second dress is made from some ugly retro curtains, and I have about 8 of these left. I added the white belt part under the bust as it was very shapeless before Undecided



It's navy, but the picture is a bit dark as unfortunately I had to use my camera phone. The coloured shapes are very brightly coloured.

Here is a close-up of the fabric, but still doesn't really show the brightness, but you can see the polka dots:



I think in total they must have cost about 30 pence each! They are so easy to make I can tell I will end up with one in every pattern and colour!

Comments and criticisms will be very gratefully accepted!
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cuddlemunkie
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2007 03:10:14 PM »

these are totally cute and unique
good job!
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muppet_baby
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2007 03:23:33 PM »

Thanks very much!! Just need to be brave enough to wear them now,  Cheesy
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retroxxlove
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2007 05:40:25 PM »

I would deff love to hear how to make this. It's cute.
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-Madison-
muppet_baby
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2007 03:09:34 AM »

If I told you, I think that you would be disappointed by its simplicity, ha ha.

I just made it up, I got a dress I like to roughly figure out the shape and just cut two pieces the same, a front and a back. Hemmed the bottom, stitched up the sides, and made a channel at the top to thread the elastic through. This basically gives you the shape. Then on the navy one I added the white ribbon round the middle, didn't bother with belt loops or anything, just tied it in a bow as it gave the back a better shape.

If anyone makes one similar, I would love to see it!
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craftastic!


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« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2007 04:01:47 PM »

Is it wrong that I really like the plane fabric??!?

I'll swop you for some of that fabric!!
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Crafting the love x
muppet_baby
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2007 02:41:27 PM »

Hey, cool, how much would you like and what are you thinking of swapping?x
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