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Topic: Bandana Peasant Dress from Vegbee Tutorial - updated with action shots  (Read 2574 times)
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« on: July 30, 2007 11:25:40 AM »

The tutorial:
http://indietutes.blogspot.com/2007/07/peasant-blouse.html

I picked up some bandana's for 33 cents each a few weeks ago - I was going to make a pillowcase type dress, but I saw Vegbee's peasant top and I thought I'd give it a try with bandanas.  It was easy b/c most of the edges are already finished and I don't have a serger.

The dress:


The neckline:


Detail of the finished seams:


Action shots:


It's a little bit Mu-mu-ish (is that a word?) - If I had to do it over, I would have taken it in a bit on the sides - but she's still wearing it and refuses to take it off - so it's a hit with her.  It's perfect for around the house or cover-up at the beach.  She did let me belt it with a scrap, so that might be good too. Smiley

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2007 12:38:26 PM »

I love the bandana!  Good idea - pre finished edges - and it looks neat (can't beat the price either  Grin)
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Kimberlina
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2007 12:41:31 PM »

Very cute- what a great way to speed up the process, too. Folding, pinning, ironing, etc those hems was the longest part of the project for me.  Now, where are those bandannas I had?Huh??

Great work!

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missmonkeymae
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2007 03:27:32 PM »

Gotta love bandana for a quick sewing project! Looks great and she looks happy to be wearing it!
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jaberella
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2007 04:30:42 PM »

I love it, very creative
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kcjc
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2007 06:16:58 PM »

What a fantastic idea! It came out really cute!
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« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2008 09:01:18 AM »

Very cute!
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« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2008 09:07:02 AM »

i love it - bandanas make such cute baby clothes!
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Will swap for baby food jars (or other small jars with lids)
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