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Topic: Fits Like a Glove! Dress Made from Yellow Dish Gloves  (Read 16928 times)
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« on: February 03, 2009 08:58:13 AM »

so... I basically directly "borrowed" this idea from someone on this board. I tried, but for the life of me I can't find them to give them credit. So pat yourself on the back, whoever you are. Mimicking is the most sincerest form of flattery!

Basically I thought that using yellow dish gloves was a perfectly brilliant material use. So I drafted a pattern, cut it out of muslin and then sewed millions of pieces of yellow dish gloves to each piece. I used about 52 pairs of gloves, and at least forty hours of sewing. It's stupid how long this thing took.

and then my bff and I did a shoot in my tub. It was way much fun.
anyways, enjoy!



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« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2009 09:07:49 AM »

That looks fantastic.

I love the photoshoot pics. 
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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2009 09:08:27 AM »

Wow, who'd have thought rubber gloves could look so gorgeous?  Love the photos, too, very cute!
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« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2009 09:09:05 AM »

WHOA! VERY creative! good job, and my what patience you have! lol
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« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2009 09:12:11 AM »

Holy wow. The dress is amazing. The photos and setting are fabulous also.
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« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2009 09:16:11 AM »

What an awesome dress! I know someone who made a purse with gloves like that, made to look like folded hands. Your dress is made even more awesome by making the gloves look so pretty and not like, well, like dish gloves! Great pics too Smiley  
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« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2009 09:23:47 AM »

That is so adorable!!!!  Excellent job!
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« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2009 09:49:36 AM »

The original can be found  here:

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=281032.0

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« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2009 09:55:25 AM »

The dress turned out great & your pics look awesome; especially the 1st one! Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2009 09:56:13 AM »

very unique and fabulous. the photo shoot is very well done. Other than sewing and crocheting i enjoy photography. awesome job. and I love the hair, makeup, the whole look.
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