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Topic: When one is at a loose end...make a curtain into a dress. :)  (Read 1641 times)
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« on: October 05, 2010 09:49:05 AM »

I took a gander at the local charity shop this morning to see what kind of stuff they had - lo and behold, I found the most AMAZING Laura Ashley red checkered curtain for, like, 5. BARGAIN. Snatched the beast up and started to get to work on it when I got home. Took me a good few hours to cut the pattern, stitch, and hem. I wubs it - then again, I'm partial to halterneck dresses anyway. Smiley



The curtain also had a white cotton lining that was stitched in it, so I used that as a FULL lining for the dress. I never tackled a skirt lining in my life, so I might as well give it a go. And it turned out amazing. It gives the dress a bit more of a professional look. Wink



*don't mind the band-aid - it's trying to heal a drumming blister from a few days ago.* Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2010 05:59:24 PM »

Oh! I love it... being a curtain's just icing, it's lovely.
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« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2010 07:26:51 PM »

omg I love it!!!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2010 08:26:50 PM »

Love it!
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« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2010 04:09:50 AM »

This dress looks so elegant.  Great job.
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