A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 302,370
Currently Running With Scissors:
592 Guests and 11 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Going to the Chapel, to watch someone else get married dress!  (Read 3983 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
Offline Offline

Posts: 347
Joined: 24-May-2010

I think mice are rather nice!

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: July 05, 2010 04:37:23 AM »

I got this lovely flower-power hippie sheet and and pillow case set from a Charity shop a while back - the cotton has gone really really soft and comfy from obviously lots and lots of washing.  Was so excited I ripped into the sheet before I remembered to take a pic - so here's the pillow case ..

I'm going to a wedding this coming weekend - have the kids outfits all finished, and I've got some darling vintage fabric I wanted to make into a 50's style swishy sticky out skirt kind of dress, so I thought I'd experiment first with my beloved old sheet - as I'm a relative beginner sewer and didn't want to mess up my lovely fabric.

However - I like the finished product so much, that I think I'm going to wear this to the wedding instead.  I don't have a white petticoat, so had to put a black one underneath, but with black belt, sandals and hat I think I can get away with it!

Bit of a blurry shot from the front ...

and a slightly better one from the back ...

Have to say I'm in absolute awe of the entries to this challenge  - however, I figure there's room for sewers of all levels and so decided to be brave and share with you all - cos I'm dead proud of it!

Thanks for looking x


Take Care
Drink Wine
Be Chilled!
Offline Offline

Posts: 145
Joined: 08-Dec-2008

American University, here I come

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2010 07:47:16 AM »

That's absolutely lovely!

Wish on everything.

Sometimes the questions are sophisticated and the answers are simple.

Etsy Shop: JeanniGrace.Etsy.Com
Design Blog: JeanniGraceDesigns.Blogspot.Com
wists: http://wists.com/JeanniLove
Offline Offline

Posts: 1588
Joined: 04-May-2010

I'll bet you ride a Schwinn, Schwinnrider!

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2010 08:44:09 AM »

I love it. Very Hairspray (the good John Waters one, not the new one). And I'm a new sewer, too... I understand how intimidating it is to post on a forum with so many talented people. Kudos for being brave! It looks great, and if you wouldn't have mentioned you were a beginner, I don't think any of us would've ever guessed. Grin

Offline Offline

Posts: 6404
Joined: 30-Jan-2009

msassive stroke March 18 not right in the head.:(

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2010 12:47:38 PM »

Well, I love love love the print. You did an excellent job. I wish I could find cool fabrics like that. I think everyone will ask you where you got it or too make them one.

I have a split personality, because you guys crack me up.  AND The best day I ever had was TODAY!
Fiber Arts Moderator
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

crazy crafty momma
Offline Offline

Posts: 12380
Joined: 04-Sep-2008

'darn kids, they were pesky from the start' D. Lee

View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2010 03:20:51 PM »

that looks super cute!   and comfy to boot!

« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2010 04:59:00 PM »

That is SUCH a lovely dress!

We may not have come to win, but we did not come lose.
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2011 10:30:18 PM »

Sew beautiful,
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make Homemade Butter Biscuits
How to Make Butter Pie Dough
How to Make Chocolate Caramel Surprise Cookies
How to Make Chocolate Chip Waffle Cookies
Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Veggie Bolognese Sauce
Mountain Views
@Home This Weekend: Fabric Boxes

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.