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« on: March 12, 2009 07:46:33 PM »

When I first saw the Le Sac dress on the AA website I thought, "I could make that.  I really want that!"  So finally I delved into my collection of vintage dresses to reconstruct a huge shirt-dress with a great print.  I just hacked it off at the armpits, bound the raw edges and added a channel for the ribbon to go through. 

« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2009 07:55:29 PM »

Unfortunately I was on a shopping spree high and forked over the ridiculous price for the  Le Sac dress. NOW I CAN'T EVEN FIND A WAY TO WEAR IT THAT FLATTERS MY BODY!
you should post some different ways that you wear yours, it looks great tho!
I REALLY like the print!!
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« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2009 08:11:21 PM »

awesome job!
I love the idea of that dress, but I know it won't do near as much for me as it does for you!

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« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2009 04:06:35 AM »

Thanks guys!  I haven't gotten around to taking any more pictures of it, but I'm sure I will when I wear it out.  It's quite a versatile piece.
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2009 04:24:56 PM »

i'm going to make it too!
its amazing!
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2009 03:13:58 PM »

I love the colors on the dress!
I looked over at the AA website for the dress...you really can wear it alot of ways!!! I think I might make one too...except maybe as a shirt, I hardly wear dresses.
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2009 05:46:38 AM »

okay, so i've been looking at the pics of the dress online and i can't seem to get the damn thing right. so its pretty much a loose fitting tube only sewn halfway up with the sheath for the ribbon right?

sorry, i need massive explaining in order to get things Sad
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