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goonie
« on: April 07, 2012 01:29:36 AM »

Last time I went to Portland, I went to the Bins and found this 80's tablecloth for probably 90 cents!  It's a really good burnt orange color with that 80s/90s tribal fish type print on it.  I used to hate this stuff, but it's grown on me over the years.  I love the whole 80's does 50's style that David Lynch used in Twin Peaks (and lots of his movies), so I tried to make a pattern from a 50's dress I have...it turned out super small in the bust (LAME!) but it's ok because it fit one of my friends perfect so I gave it to her.





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« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2012 06:05:11 AM »

it looks amazing Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2012 06:27:45 AM »

Let's be honest, I still hate the tribal patterns, but I love the final result. I love the lace, and the cut it makes says like hey I'm not all serious about this 80's tribal thing. Good job.
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« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2012 07:31:30 AM »

Love it!!!
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« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2012 10:28:12 AM »

I love the lace print waist! Very cute. Shame about the bust...
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« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2012 12:38:02 PM »

I really like it , great way to use that 80s table cloth Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2012 01:55:32 PM »

Love it - really love the style of the dress. I think the lace looks great too.
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« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2012 06:31:18 AM »

Nice! I also don't like the tribal pattern, but you totally make it work!
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« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2012 11:27:30 AM »

Oh wow - this is super cute!  Nice refashion!

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« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2012 10:41:41 AM »

It looks great! Good job! Cheesy
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