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« on: June 24, 2005 06:02:59 PM »

These are the curtains I started with......I took out quite a few seams, since they were pleated. But I immediately fell in love with the print and the price ($1.45, for 4 panels!!!) I love Value Village!



 I found a dress that I based my dress on, also at Value Village ($2.45). I changed it some (no gathering at the waist, not as puffy sleeves). I really love wrap dresses and have never made one so the other dress was a great reference (it was also handmade!)

Here are a few views of the dress on me......

 

The first pic shows one of the ties goes through a slit in the side seam, where it meets the other tie in the back.

It did take a while to make......but I made a new pattern from it...so maybe if I find some more great curtains I could make another!

This was such a great challenge! I love thrifting anyway....but i really felt like I was on a mission! I can't wait to see what everyone else made!

I think this is the first project I have posted! Yay! I can do the picture thing now!


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« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2005 06:05:49 PM »

Really cute! This is your own pattern?

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« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2005 06:05:59 PM »

A frickin plus to you!
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« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2005 08:08:32 PM »

That is amazing and it looks adorable on you!
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« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2005 08:12:29 PM »

That looks so well made!!! Congrats Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2005 09:36:04 PM »

Beautiful work. It looks like something expensive from Anthropologie. I wish I could sew as well as you!
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« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2005 09:44:46 PM »

This is so beautiful. I am truely impressed! Good work!
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« Reply #7 on: June 25, 2005 05:50:23 AM »

pretty!! I've been wanting to try a wrap dress, that came out perfect!
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« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2005 06:05:19 AM »

I love your dress and it's weird but I've seen that print before.
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« Reply #9 on: June 25, 2005 06:45:47 AM »

pretty!  i adore the fabric, i'm always looking for stuff like that.
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