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« on: October 21, 2007 11:57:16 PM »

ok, so my mom got all this fabric that seems to come from the 80s and we didnt know what to do, so after a while of thinking i came up with these dresses.

At first i thought of making swimsuits...b/c the fabric i think was meant for that! either way, i took some 3XL and 4XL men's tshirts that i got for a dollar each and used them for the solid fabric.

So here they are:


This one is a very bright lime green and black design, very 80s/90s geometriclike designs. The skirt is a men's tshirt.




This one is just a striped black and pink fabric. the waist area was cut out of an old skirt which is dark blue.




This one is an aqua and black colored fabric with some sort of leopard looking design. The top was a regular tshirt i had but i like the boat neck, so i used it for this.




The brown one is completely made out of a tshirt. the black (top) is from an old tshirt i used to wear and the pocket fabric came in the bulk of fabric my mother got.




Let me know what you guys think.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2007 12:00:38 AM »

Cool!! I like the last one with the pocket in the most random place but looks so awesome!!
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« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2007 12:23:05 AM »

I agree with whereswally?? - random pockets make thing awesome.

Those pictures make my eyes hurt - not because they are bad, but they are so bright! You did a good job of translating the fabrics into something wearable today though.


Good Job!
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« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2007 04:01:30 AM »

The bolder the better I say!  I really like the lime green/black and the black and turquoise ones!  Non one would know they were recons.  Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2007 05:50:50 AM »

i really love the first and third one.
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« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2007 08:49:25 AM »

omigod, i love, love, LOVE the brown and black one!!! i'm gonna try that today!!

thank you for the idea!!!   Grin Cheesy Grin
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« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2007 12:50:54 PM »

they are all very cute ! my fave is the pink striped !
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« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2007 01:22:03 PM »

aaw! thank you guys! awesome comments.
the bright colors do stand out a lot.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2007 04:30:23 PM »

i love all you dresses.my favorite is the black and turqouise colored one.
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« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2007 06:10:21 PM »

I love them all- especially the pink one!
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