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Topic: From vintage sheet to sweet smock top  (Read 1961 times)
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Beckybean
« on: March 02, 2008 05:51:43 PM »

I whipped this up for my daughter yesterday, just tracing off a top she already had, to make the pattern. It mostly worked out really well. Only problem was that I rushed it, and the straps are frankly quite terrible (I was almost too embarrassed to post this pic, but then I decided to just get over myself  Roll Eyes).

Anyway, the fabric came from a thrifted vintage bed sheet, which was in very good condition, and I used up some old buttons from my recycled button stash. At least I have plenty of this fabric to have another crack at it.

And next time my motto will be "more haste, less speed", and hopefully my edges will then be perfect Tongue


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luvsquilts
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2008 06:32:02 PM »

That is sweet!
I think it turned out beautiful!
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Beckybean
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2008 06:38:47 PM »

Thank-you luvsquilts - and I just had to say, I LOVE your quote! I'm going to try and carry that with me  Smiley
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opfiend
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2008 10:11:26 PM »

OH that's so cute! i love buttons anywhere and everywhere!
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I feel like just some misplaced Joan of Arc.
gopoundsand
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2008 06:43:18 AM »

i love the print  Cheesy
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tojoyamoto
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2008 01:58:27 PM »

Very cute top!!  I love the print and the large buttons.
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... has anyone seen my shoes? I kicked them off in a fit of joy.
JLMS
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2008 06:06:50 PM »

This is wonderful. You did a great job.
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