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Topic: 3 Dollar Sheet To New Dress + Flower Headband  (Read 12005 times)
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« on: July 07, 2010 07:28:11 PM »

I unfortunately didn't have any old sheets laying around to cut up, so I ventured out and found this:



Twin sheet 3 bucks at Wal-Mart!

Next, I enlisted in a little help from Cynthia Rowley, aka Simplicity pattern #2587
Here it is all laid out on the sheet:





I wanted to use up the the whole sheet, so with the extra fabric on the end,I made a flower to match the dress.
Here are some in progress shots of the flower headband:





Just one more picture of the in progress work!



And here is the final product!





Headband:



The flower can also be attached to the dress:



Well, thats it! A three dollar sheet and a small piece of fabric added (for the dress band) and I have a new dress Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2010 11:57:57 PM »

I really like this dress.  what is the yoke made from?  the headband rocks.  I would like a tut for that headband please!!!
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« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2010 02:30:50 AM »

Great Dress--love the color!
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« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2010 07:07:51 AM »

that is a beautiful dress! And I love the flower you made!
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« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2010 10:22:01 AM »

This is beautiful. I would NEVER know that it was made from a sheet!
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« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2010 10:45:37 PM »

just hit "this rocks"! WHOA NELLY! Wish I had some of your skills Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2010 01:44:31 PM »

This is so beautiful!! Amazingly sophisticated results from a humble material!
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« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2010 10:26:01 AM »

The details in the bodice and waistband are just lovely!  Beautiful work.
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« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2010 05:28:21 PM »

It's really pretty!
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« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2010 02:39:26 PM »

Beautiful dress!
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« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2010 08:38:40 PM »

Nice job, I adore this color!!!!

I was at a thrift store just today.. looking around at sheets.  Did not find anything good, but am keeping my eyes open.. Wink
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« Reply #11 on: July 30, 2010 03:38:18 PM »

Holy crap!!  Who knew a sheet could make a person look like a goddess??  This is gorgeous - you did a remarkable job.  Very creative Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2010 02:18:45 PM »

absolutely lovely! Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: August 03, 2010 08:16:20 AM »

You did a beautiful job!

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« Reply #14 on: August 04, 2010 08:25:45 AM »

Truly fantastic. Kudos to you! Grin
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« Reply #15 on: August 09, 2010 04:50:05 PM »

Wow! This is so pretty! And it doesn't look like it was made from a sheet! I would so wear that dress!
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« Reply #16 on: March 05, 2011 10:27:49 PM »

Great job. It looks really good on you. Love the color.
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