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ArashiSakura
« on: June 01, 2009 07:05:34 PM »

Hello! When I saw this challenge, I thought of making clothing, specifically a dress. It's made from two catalogues, a southern furniture one and a country store one. The top part of the dress is the country store and the skirt part is made from the furniture. I didn't sew the seams together, but opted using kwik-stitch.

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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2009 08:17:48 PM »

I like the shape of the bodice.  that would make a really cute dress out of fabric too!  And you could do mock ups this way too.  Get an idea for the shape without using any fabric.
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« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2009 05:37:49 AM »

cool Cheesy
Maybe a stupid question but is it wearable?
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« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2009 05:18:27 PM »

cool Cheesy
Maybe a stupid question but is it wearable?

I would think so on a dry, summer day, but I would probably add a coating of varnish or something, so make sure it doesn't fall apart if it got wet.
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« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2009 01:06:18 PM »

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