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« on: February 18, 2008 04:45:04 PM »

So along the lines of this dress...

This isn't actually a flannel shirt, just heavy cotton with a pretty loose weave.


Instead of using the whole sleeve and gathering it for the bodice, I just used half and kept it flat:


I liked it this way but then got obsessed (in the middle of the night, as usual) with getting some blue onto it...don't ask me why, but I like it Smiley


The ruffle on the bottom is attached and the way I made it go up the front, I think, truly qualifies as a contraption! I probably should have just made a separate skirt. Oh well.
The contraption:
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« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2008 04:54:03 PM »

I like the pocket trim and ruffly bottom.  Smiley


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« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2008 05:34:01 PM »

I like it Smiley. i really need to make a trip to goodwill now to make one myself. good job!
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« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2008 05:42:41 PM »

I absolutely LOVE this!!! I have been trying to think of something to do with a similar shirt of mine but haven't actually tried it yet. Very cute, great job!
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« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2008 06:50:28 PM »

it looked great before, but it looks AMAZING now with the blue Cheesy

that's a really cute idea.. i love the sleeves being used for the bust

fabulous
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« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2008 07:30:52 PM »

I love the color combo---way to prettify a bland piece o' clothing!
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« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2008 07:36:09 PM »

You are a genius.  I love it both ways--casual or dressy.  Amazing job--as always!!!
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