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Topic: From bed sheet to Azalea dress (kind of)  (Read 4606 times)
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« on: May 06, 2008 01:56:14 PM »

I bought an old bed sheet from a thrift store hoping to make an Azalea dress (from burdastyle.com).  As I started looking at the pattern, I decided I wanted to change it up a little because I was afraid the dress would make me look pregnant.  I'm thinking about cutting it off into a shirt, but I'm not sure.  Opinions?

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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2008 02:02:19 PM »

ooh, dont cut it off, it looks great! It would look cool with a chunky waist belt if you dont want it really loose.

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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2008 02:14:47 PM »

I really like this...I actually have the pattern, but haven't gotten around to it ...yet.

I like the shape and line of it. It's kinda retro-mod like.

I wouldn't cinch it at the waist...it looks...a bit awkward(?) if that makes sense.

It looks fabulous as is...a nice clean line, and no worries you don't look preggers  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2008 02:16:53 PM »

It's cute!  And it doesn't make you look pregnant at all.  If you're going to cinch it, though, I'd use a much wider belt, but I don't think it's full enough to suit cinching.  I'd be interested in seeing the original pattern.

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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2008 02:28:35 PM »

thank you, ladies <3

the little white ribbon was the only thing i had lying around to try to cinch it with.  i still haven't even hemmed the bottom yet (haha, i'm lazy Cheesy).  i originally assumed i'd have to define the waist, but then i took the ribbon off and realized i liked it better without the cinching.  thanks for your opinions Smiley
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2008 04:15:35 PM »

Oh it's beautiful don't cut it! I absolutely love it.

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« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2008 04:46:28 PM »

I think the wider waist tie would really make a difference.

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« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2008 05:27:00 PM »

I love it without the waist tie, very cute Smiley

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« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2008 06:03:04 PM »

I have used the Azalea pattern a ton of times and made several tops by just using the top piece so that is always an option but I think the dress looks perfect wihout a belt, you could always wear it over jeans with a wide belt though for a change of style.

I think it's really cute, good job x

« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2008 08:16:14 PM »

This is really cute. I love it.

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