A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Curious if a project is for sale, or if someone wants to do a private swap with you?  Please Personal Message the member rather than posting on the thread.
Total Members: 302,612
Currently Running With Scissors:
784 Guests and 27 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3 4  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Ruffly Teal Shirt  (Read 3773 times)
Tags for this thread: butterick_5454 , shirt  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Lilybet85
Crafting Sci-Fi Geek
Offline Offline

Posts: 249
Joined: 17-Feb-2010


View Profile WWW
« on: March 25, 2011 04:50:06 PM »

I love Modcloth.com. They have the greatest styles, but alas, they don't make things for us plus size gals. So how disappointed I was when I saw this AMAZING teal, ruffly dress. I wanted it so much. But then I remember that I bought some jersey material on clearance that was almost the exact same color! I didn't have enough to make a dress, but I did have enough to make a shirt!

My Version:


The Original


(The pic of me is a little funky because I didn't have anyone to take it for me, lol)

Even though it's not exact, I'm really happy with how it turned out! As I said, I used a jersey type material instead of chiffon. For the bodice, I used Butterick 5454. The ruffles and the bottom, I made up myself. I did put the bow on it, but I have it tying the back because it looks better that way on me.

Now, I just have to wait til the **5inches of snow** (how mad I am about that!) melts aways so I can wear it!
« Last Edit: March 25, 2011 04:54:08 PM by Lilybet85 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://lilybet85.blogspot.com/ For the Geeky Craftster!

"I'm glad you've got an absolute definition of life in the universe, but perhaps the universe has got ideas of its own." The Doctor

"It is possible to commit no mistake and still lose. That is not a weakness. That is life." Captain Picard
Ludi
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

May the Ghost Squid be with you
Online Online

Posts: 6673
Joined: 06-Jan-2008

Team Wordy!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2011 04:56:37 PM »

Very pretty!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

LimeRiot
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Online Online

Posts: 12528
Joined: 10-Jun-2009

Sublime


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2011 04:57:19 PM »

Ooooooo! That color looks great! The neckline is really nice. Good job!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Pinterest!
My Blog!

Craftster has gone mobile!!  Read the news here.
tcmatteson
Offline Offline

Posts: 1586
Joined: 11-Jun-2009

Baby it's cold outside...


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2011 05:02:16 PM »

Ooh, you are totally rocking that shirt! The color and the cut of it looks really pretty ^_^
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Crafter turned Soaper
Been away from Craftster for far too long Sad I miss this crafty community!
Simple & Clean Soapery on FB
Simple & Clean Soapery on etsy
kinzerbud
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2011 05:25:05 PM »

Oh, so pretty! You did an awesome job Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

keep the crazy in your head
Terracruz
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2011 05:49:34 PM »

It's fantastic. You look great!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Terra
mlheran
Offline Offline

Posts: 931
Joined: 29-Sep-2007

Jack of all trades


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2011 05:50:06 PM »

Gorgeous and inspirational! I too share your love/frustration of Modcloth, congrats on turning it positive!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

pinterest
swaps: -
gnomedrops
What I did was sucky, but also not my fault.
Offline Offline

Posts: 144
Joined: 05-Feb-2011

What I did was super sucky, but also not my fault.


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2011 07:40:51 PM »

That dress is great, and your shirt is a perfect interpretation of it.  Also, at first, I did not think you were wearing pants.

THIS ROCKS   Logged

Sorry for being such a flake. Sad
Jannapy
« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2011 08:36:20 PM »

Oh wow, I love it when a vision comes to life like that.  ROCKS!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

If you can't do it with duck tape...it can't be done!

http://sundayinthecountry.blogspot.com/
sorbetsurprise
« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2011 01:47:12 AM »

That is a fantastic dress and I love your interpretation of it.  It is really flattering and the ruffles are too cute!  I love everything on modcloth but find its too expensive with shipping to the uk so I am restricted to staring and sighing heehee
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3 4  All 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
The Biggest Makeup Mistakes Women Over 40 Make
How to Fake a Facelift with Makeup
How to Look Years Younger with Thermage
How To Pick The Perfect Perfume
Top 5 Bad Beauty Habits to Break
Latest Blog Articles
Spotlight on: Book Making & Binding
@Home This Weekend: Magical Fairy Garden
DIY Summer

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

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 ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.