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Topic: Knocked off Anthropologie Bedspread...with only T-shirts, D'oh!  (Read 22242 times)
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« Reply #30 on: September 06, 2011 02:06:36 PM »

Don't feel bad for knocking off Anthropologie, they just knock off Etsy: http://www.regretsy.com/2011/01/19/new-game/  and http://www.regretsy.com/2011/01/31/etsy-or-anthropologie/.

That and their prices are completely insane.  I vowed never to buy anything from there when I saw $200+ felted wool pendant lamps.  It was an unfinished rectangle of wool fixed to an IKEA plastic fixture and blanket stitched on one side.  Unless the wool came from some extinct breed of sheep and was dyed using an endangered species of plant (which was not stated) the price made me what to set something on fire.  So I knocked off a shirt of theirs.  Smiley

It's great.  Sweet dreams.
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« Reply #31 on: September 06, 2011 03:15:22 PM »

Oh my goodness, wow you guys! Thank you all so much!

As to the knots, it was super easy...and actually...someone posted a link several posts up to how I did mine...almost exactly! (That tutorial would have been FABULOUS while I was trying to figure this out!!)

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« Reply #32 on: September 06, 2011 03:25:03 PM »

This rocks on an epic scale!! Great Job.

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« Reply #33 on: September 06, 2011 04:39:34 PM »

YOU are a genius!   and YOU ROCK this house! 

« Reply #34 on: September 06, 2011 04:51:49 PM »

Wow, fantastic job on recreating it! Thats amazing.

« Reply #35 on: September 06, 2011 06:00:56 PM »

WHAAAT?! This is awesome. I've lusted after that bedspread for toooo long. This just might be the way to go, hah.

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« Reply #36 on: September 06, 2011 06:54:02 PM »

OMG OMG OMG OMG!!!! I have wanted that bed spread in purple forever! I just kind of stare at it in the store dreaming of the day that I win the lottery so that I can actually afford it lol!! Thanks for posting! Now that I know it is possible I will have to try it even though I am sure I could never make anything as awesome as the one you did (amazing job btw!!!)

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« Reply #37 on: September 06, 2011 07:00:12 PM »

I LOVE LOVE LOVE this! Pretty sure I'll have to make one of these as a duvet cover for mine and DH's bed!

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« Reply #38 on: September 06, 2011 07:52:23 PM »

Oh my Deity that is just freakin amazing! I think you did an amazing job reproducing it. In reality I think anthropologie is way over priced for the quality of their materials.
« Reply #39 on: September 06, 2011 09:35:06 PM »

wow! im blown away, i cant believe its made of t shirts... best t shirt recon project ever!

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