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« on: May 21, 2010 12:25:24 PM »

i saw this movie: http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-convert-a-t-shirt-into-a-sexy-dress

i had this, lying around from my work at festival: (in the foodstands. yes I am the one serving you your french fries with a smile on my face)
a XXXL-tee, verrrry yellow

i made this:

and after all that sewing, I still had a bunch of fabric left:

I did quite a lot of things a bit different than in the movie. I sewed on buttons, made the breastpieces differently and adjusted (is that even the right word for it?) the sides, because it looked like a potatobag Smiley
It turned out pretty great, I must say! Next thing is the same dress, but a different fabric (this was only a try)

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« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2010 01:13:52 PM »

wow! This is great! I adore repurposed shirts!
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« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2010 02:48:54 PM »

I love the way you did the top - the gathers and buttons are such a great touch. And more coverage is always nice  Wink

Love this - thanks for sharing.

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« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2010 03:23:40 PM »

i LOVE the colour. the whole dress is great

« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2010 07:45:21 PM »

very impressive! I wouldn't think right off the bat that that tshirt would be enough fabric to make such a perfect dress. It looks great on you
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« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2010 08:49:40 PM »


Your dress is too cute!  I saw the same video a few days ago and wasn't so sure...  But I love your dress!  Do you have any photos of the back?

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« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2010 04:12:35 AM »

that looks just like a dress I just bought at old navy...for 15 bucks! *sigh* if only I had known.
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« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2010 05:11:04 AM »

This is a really pretty dress! I love the color and the pattern for the bodice. I may have to try this now!

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« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2010 06:48:51 AM »

i like yours a TON more than the one in the video...what did you do differently with the top?
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2010 01:39:11 PM »

you should make a tutorial for the things you did differently. because yours is way cuter than the one from the video!

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