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« on: December 02, 2008 02:42:54 PM »

In my Advanced Pattern class we were assigned to buy as many items from the local dollar store as we needed to make an evening outfit.  I used rubber gloves, a couple whoopee cushions and sponges.  This is what I came up with:



My original plan was to use balloons, but when I couldn't find any i resorted to the closest thing i could find and ended up grabbing several things from the cleaning section.
I first made a base out of blue scrubby pads (except for the princess panels made of whoopee cushions and gloves which i sewed on their own... not such a good idea, they started ripping apart after awhile) and attached the waistband by hand and each individual glove on the skirt portion with my sewing machine.  I attached the "fringe" (glove fingers and sponges) on the front and the back using my sewing machine and stitching each row at a time.

Thanks for looking =)
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« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2008 02:53:32 PM »

That is one of the coolest dresses I've ever seen. Awesome job! How did you come up with the idea of using rubber gloves?
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2008 03:03:19 PM »

Very nice -- so creative -- I second the question in wondering how you ever came up with that idea.
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« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2008 03:04:36 PM »

I adore the waist band!

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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2008 03:06:24 PM »

Wonderful! Haha, the dress that "fits like a glove"?

How'd you put them together? Did you sew it? Glue it?

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« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2008 03:29:53 PM »

 Cheesy  I also want to know the answers to all of the above questions!  This dress is AMAZING and INGENIOUS!  You made my night happy!

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« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2008 03:57:15 PM »

Hilarious! And well done, too. Thanks for sharing!

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« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2008 04:08:55 PM »

 Cheesy When I saw the thumbnail pic, I thought you made a dress covered in yellow feathers (I had to squint, no glasses)..even better!  That's the coolest made-from-rubber-gloves-whoopee-sponge dress I've ever seen!  Wink

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« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2008 04:27:01 PM »

I love the waist detailing! It's like a perpetual hug, Smiley

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« Reply #9 on: December 02, 2008 04:46:14 PM »

Whopee! So very charming Grin

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