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« on: October 04, 2010 12:02:32 PM »

Some of us have been lucky, others not so much...

 but yes, the beautiful bride always tells you, "you can so wear that again!"

 Same thing my mom told me when I was a bridesmaid at her wedding, but lordy... I'm never wearing that thing again!

What could we do with our old bridesmaid dresses(hopefuly none of us having 27 stuffed into a closet!)?

Change them into beautiful new outfits? purses? home decor? a revenge gift disguised as an anniversary gift for the bride? Some of us could probably dress a troop of girlscouts in one of our old dresses!
 
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« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2010 12:08:30 PM »

Awww,... I just sold my one and only bridesmaid's dress at a garage sale!! If I'd only thought to maybe change it somehow... drat it. I need to be a bit more open minded as far as reconning clothes. >.<
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« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2010 12:42:22 PM »

this would be awesome.
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« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2010 12:56:49 PM »

I have one from 2007.  Gorgeous burgundy color and looked great on me but wtf am I going to do with it?  This is the perfect opportunity to try to come up with something.  And not only do I have a dress, I have a bolero and a scarf thing.  To top that off, the bride just had her first daughter.  Wink
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« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2010 01:39:19 PM »

To top that off, the bride just had her first daughter.  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2010 02:18:20 PM »

I have at least 3 bridesmaid dresses.  One I really like, and really don't want to cut into, but let's face, when will I ever wear it again, really?  This would be fun to do, but what to do with them?  One is a dark purple with a yellow scarf, one is a very nice lilac color with embroidered flowers on the bodice, and the other one is a sage/lt green color.
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« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2010 06:27:15 PM »

my 1 and only is electric blue and covered in lace......thinking cap on.
I love the color maybe I could.......
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« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2010 06:34:14 PM »

hmmm lavendar sheath that is too short and covered in lace...plans abrewing...hopefull y can make it for the challenge...
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« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2010 07:23:56 PM »

This is going to be an amazing challenge... I wish I still had some of mine to alter. Will be sure to check the gallery!  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: October 05, 2010 09:40:01 AM »

 Grin The light blue ones look like 'Little Bo Peep' dresses lol
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