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« Reply #10 on: December 11, 2007 12:10:43 PM »

you should check out the huge thread in "What the heck can I do with this?!"
there are some other dresses and skirts and I think a few other ideas with ties.

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« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2007 11:30:26 AM »

Very nice! I like how the dress is all darker colored ties and the one used as straps is lighter. It looks really cute on you.

« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2008 07:10:05 PM »

I love the dress! I have a question for you.  Did you line the inside with anything, or just leave it as is? I am working on a skirt, and the inside is getting to be a little bulky.  I can't decide if I should line it or just leave it. 
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« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2008 07:18:09 PM »

This is so fabulous. We used to make skirts like this in the 70's but I really love the dress idea. Good for you for getting permission from your dad. My first recon (in 1973) was a sweater I found in my dad's drawer. It turned out really cute but I later found out that he had bought it in Germany (we lived in California) before I was born...ooop!
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« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2008 07:40:38 PM »

Super cute!!! I love the last pic too! I have wanted to make a te skirt and a few months ago I started a tie curtain, but didn't get very far on it. Very nice and looks so cute on you!

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« Reply #15 on: January 14, 2008 05:43:37 PM »

Gah! The creativity is overwhelming! That is one of the coolest things I have seen. I love it! Smiley  Grin Cheesy
« Reply #16 on: March 28, 2008 10:15:27 PM »

ah! poor ties  Grin
sorry, but i love ties. but if they're not used-go for it.
you also look like my girlfriend a bit, and now i may have to try this for her! but not with my ties.
« Reply #17 on: March 31, 2008 01:41:48 PM »

that is darling!  ive seen necktie skirts but never a dress before.  i feel a trip to the thrift store coming!  great job Cheesy

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« Reply #18 on: March 31, 2008 03:22:37 PM »

that's really pretty! i tried to make something similar to that, but it didn't turn out half as well. great job Smiley

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