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Topic: UPDATE (W/ ACTION SHOT): It's a recession ya'll!!! ...Who needs CURTAINS anyway!  (Read 12487 times)
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« on: December 21, 2008 10:00:06 PM »

Sooooo... I can't afford to buy any fabric... but I NEEEEEED a new Christmas outfit!!! Time to cut up some old curtains!!! Imagine shiny black leggings, and short booties!! WHOOO WEEEEE!!! I'm EXCITED!!!

Onward with the pictures!!

I'll wear it like this with the belt:

But here it is anyway without the belt:

And a side view (I made the back of the bodice intentionally longer, and the zipper is on the other side):

And lastly, a close up of the bust edging and embroidery:

YAY!! Smiley

Update 01/02/09 ACTION SHOT:

(BTW, I couldn't find my good strapless so it looks kinda wierd in the boobage area on this picture... BUT, with the correct bra it fits properly!)

« Last Edit: January 02, 2009 09:03:45 PM by ambermi - Reason: Added photo 01/02/09 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2008 10:28:03 PM »

That is just cute! I'm sure you will turn heads when you come into the party(ies)
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2008 10:55:00 PM »

this makes me want to go take my curtains down in the livingroom and see what i can make!!!
spectacular!! and i love how you can wear the belt with it too!!

« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2008 11:19:04 PM »

Great job! and nice curtains!! Smiley If you happen to take a picture of the outfit together, you should update your post!

No one would ever know that didn't cost much to make. you made a cute top!

« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2008 04:41:02 AM »

He he he he, I just said to my daughter a week ago while getting into the car and looking at the neighbour's window-"Those curtains would make cool tote bags!"

So, let's hope no one at the party bought the same curtains as you did or they will show up with something similar next year! lol

Great job and very cute!
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« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2008 07:43:41 AM »

Very pretty!


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« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2008 04:10:50 PM »

You are very resourceful.
It reminds me of "the Sound of Music"
Lovely work.

« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2008 06:59:38 PM »

beautiful! imma make one like that for myself!
by the way you have GREAT taste in curtains!

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« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2008 07:13:32 PM »

I would never guess that was made out of curtains! Very nice.

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« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2008 08:34:04 PM »

Oh! I really like this. I'd love a whole dress made out if that fabric. It's so cute. What a great idea.

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