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« on: July 07, 2010 09:07:50 AM »

I made this to wear to a show I was supposed to go see in December and never got to.  So, I'm wearing it now! 
I found a jersey knit twin sized fitted sheet at Salvation Army last year and thought it was cool, but I didn't have any idea what I was going to do with it.
I started fiddling around with it in December, and came up with this:

I'm not wearing it in the photos, since I'm by myself and my dressform is a decent stand-in (she does have much smaller boobies than I do though, so there is a trade-off!).

Close-up of the front:


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The back:


I'm pleased with it, but have to tweak it a bit.  It seems that jersey knit stretches (duh)!  I forgot to take that into consideration when I made the straps.  My bra likes to peek out in the back quite a bit, so some alterations are necessary.  Other than that, it's an awesome dress!
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« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2010 09:19:54 AM »

Ohhh I LOVE it! The colors and flow are so romantic!!
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« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2010 10:28:40 AM »

I LOVE this!  So pretty!
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« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2010 12:13:39 PM »

Very cute, i would totally wear that....
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« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2010 03:50:58 PM »

I love the design and the colors, very cool : )
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« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2010 04:59:20 PM »

That is very pretty and I love the colors too!  GREAT JOB!
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« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2010 05:01:13 PM »

Jersey knit sheets are a good find! Love the dress!
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« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2010 07:27:51 PM »

oooh Jersey knit sheets!!!  what a great dress!
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« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2010 01:58:03 PM »

I TOTALLY HAVE THIS BEDDING SET! I got it at Target, a long, long time ago, in a Galaxy far away, when I was in college! Great dress! I know exactly how comfy that sheet is, so I bet this is a dream to wear!
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« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2010 09:29:52 PM »

This looks like such a comfortable dress! And so pretty too! wow!
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« Reply #10 on: July 11, 2010 07:37:50 PM »

For just a sheet that dress looks ready for a night on the town. I love the cut of it, good job!
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« Reply #11 on: July 13, 2010 01:22:54 PM »

love this! this is the kind of dress that I see in the stores right now and want to buy but I just can't pay those prices for something I know I can make for so much less. you did a great job
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« Reply #12 on: July 13, 2010 06:37:22 PM »

Wow - nice job!
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« Reply #13 on: July 20, 2010 05:05:16 PM »

Great colors, and love the style you chose. I need to be looking at sheets close and with an open mind next time I head off to Goodwill. ;P
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« Reply #14 on: July 21, 2010 08:23:51 AM »

I cannot believe this is a bed sheet! The colours are amazing - I bet you feel like a princess when you wear that! xx
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« Reply #15 on: August 09, 2010 05:07:23 PM »

This is so gorgeous!!!!! I can't believe you made that out of a sheet! Shocked
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