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mamafox
« on: March 11, 2008 11:11:14 AM »

This dress was a shower curtain I found at a garage sale, I actually thought it was fabric when I first picked it up, its not the waterproofy kind,but it had little paris scenes and a cute black swirl on the top and bottom, again no before pics but here is the after:

I made this before aislinsmomee's great little tute(used it on the next one!), wish I hadnt cause I kinda messed up the bodic part so thats why theres a button... oh well it still looks cute

I teired the skirt part and I think that looks real cute, I made a matching one for little sis but she's napping, so no pics, and I got her bodice right! Ok one last pic: the back


And this next dress is a reconed skirt I found at a garage sale. It was a womens drawstring linen skirt with great detail at the bottom,
So I cut off the bottom half and then used the drawsting for the ties in the triangles, (thanks for the inspiration aislinsmomee)
Anyway I used the back of the skirt where there was a casing for the drawstring, but I used it for the elastic, and then just gathered the skirt and attatched it.
Wish I had taken before and progress pics, I really like how it turned out! Ok so on to pics.

Did you notice the red tights! -sigh-
heres the back

and here is a little closer on the dress



so what do yall think!?
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guldikr
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2008 11:17:20 AM »

They are both gorgeous! :-)
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« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2008 11:23:01 AM »

Adorable!!
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« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2008 11:31:10 AM »

Super cute! And they even look easy enough for me to try! NOVICE HERE! LOL
Great job!
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mountaingrrl
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2008 11:44:49 AM »

When I was her age A LONG TIME AGO I loved me some red tights too Smiley

Great work! I want a grown up version of the top one.
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mamafox
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2008 11:56:23 AM »

thanks everyone!
mountaingrrl, i seriously debated whether to make them dresses or a skirt for me, but im preggo so i figure they would get more use than i would! But my eldest insists that i must now make one just like it for me so i can match too! But there isnt a shower curtain big enough! Wink
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mountaingrrl
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2008 12:00:39 PM »

Ugh, trying to fit a preggo body is awful...maybe you need a matching headband Smiley

(and I'm not trying to be mean to you at all...my body grew exponentially till the end when I was convinced that I should be just draped in fabric to go out! I'm sure you're a beautiful pregnant woman! Smiley)
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mamafox
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2008 12:01:45 PM »

Super cute! And they even look easy enough for me to try! NOVICE HERE! LOL
Great job!
Yes i made the skirt one in like an hour last night! You could totally do it, im a real novice too, now im thinking i need to go to good will to find some more drawstring skirts!
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HopeF
« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2008 06:56:41 PM »

Love these.  The shower curtain one is brilliant!
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mamafox
« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2008 09:16:32 PM »

for anyone who happens to read this thread again, i had to share my excitement! I went to goodwill this afternoon and found the exact same womens skirt in a smaller dress, that i made the second dress from, yeah! So now girlie number 2 will have a matching dress as big sis! What fun!!
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