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Topic: Too easy summer dress (my first tutorial)  (Read 18333 times)
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« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2010 07:52:05 AM »

LOVING IT!
Now I have an idea of what to do with some old sarongs that I have been hoarding.
Rayon might be harder to cut & sew but the drape should be nice (I'm a newbie sewer)
I like the straps both ways, with the bow and under the bust - it must cross in the back, right?
Right. I think. It ties in the back. Just like a belt. But the top front and back are identical.
I think a sarong would look great like this. And trust me I am by no means an exert sewer. If I can do this, anyone can.
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« Reply #11 on: April 25, 2010 05:50:27 AM »

so easy and so good looking dress. thanks for the idea!
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« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2010 07:58:17 PM »

I'll have to be on the lookout for something like this.
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« Reply #13 on: April 27, 2010 08:19:19 PM »

This is brilliant!
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« Reply #14 on: April 27, 2010 08:57:23 PM »

Oooh I am gonna get right on this one! Now, if I could only remember where I put my free time.....
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« Reply #15 on: April 28, 2010 12:58:08 AM »

Oh this is great! I love the fabric you have chosen  Grin
But I do have a question please, as a novice @ sewing, wont the fabric hang awkwardly if the selvedge isnt at the edges and along the top/bottom instead? Because I have a couple of fabrics that I woud like to use this way if it works Cheesy
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« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2010 07:51:52 AM »

Create your own selvedge by using regular fabric & finishing the edges. I know the premise is to use a finished fabric, but if you don't have one, make one by finishing the edges. Great project btw.
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« Reply #17 on: April 28, 2010 07:56:23 AM »

Create your own selvedge by using regular fabric & finishing the edges. I know the premise is to use a finished fabric, but if you don't have one, make one by finishing the edges. Great project btw.
Totally. My selvage worked out that way because it was originally a lappa (dance skirt) but any rectangle of fabric would work.

BTW how do you spell salvedge?  Tongue
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« Reply #18 on: April 29, 2010 05:23:42 PM »

oooooooh, I have green jersey material and I totally wanna try this...   Smiley
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« Reply #19 on: May 01, 2010 04:14:56 PM »

thanks for sharing this cute idea for a summer dress! I just bought this awesome roll-up curtain, it was deep red with cream embroidered flowers on the end. I HAD to buy it! Now I know what to do with it!
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