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Topic: Daddy's/Hubby's boxers to simple lil' sundress for daughter!  (Read 679 times)
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Vampira_666
« on: April 08, 2009 02:10:24 PM »

So my hubby is picky when it comes to boxers/underwear... and he got these as a gift a few years ago.. I think he may have worn them once and then they have sat in the dresser drawer ever since. I was doing the typical spring cleaning yesterday and going through all of our clothing and came across them and thought wow this pattern/print is cute.. maybe I can make something for DD out of them! and I did just that! I made her a lil' sundress for the summer time since she doesn't have alot for summer clothing yet... it was super easy and turned out better than I expected! although I think the straps could have been a bit further apart/closer to the center! I don't sew very often and haven't made many items on the machine, but I think I did pretty good on this- as it was extremly EASY!! Surprisingly Hubby think the dress is adorable also!!

C&C welcome!
Heres DD modelling it for us!


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purefairydust
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2009 02:28:20 PM »

She is adorable and the print really suits the dress.
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Sewing machines: Universal KAB, Kenmore 150 385.19150090, Brother XL-3125, Brother LS-2000

Combo sewing and embroidery machine: Brother SE270D

Sergers: Sergemate Companion 5040, Simplicity Serge Pro
Kinzerk
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2009 02:37:04 PM »

Fabulous! I am getting in to the repurposing of old clothes/materials and so I love to see things like this. You did a great job and it looks adorable on her!
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ChristineO
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2009 04:23:48 PM »

holy moly  I would NEVER have guessed the dress was a pair of boxers...Now you have me thinking...  Good job!
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