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« on: May 05, 2012 07:21:21 AM »

I bought this dress at a yard sale for, you guessed it!  a dollar!  This dress was made for a very tiny woman, not me!  As you can see, it is very snug in the chest and very, very snug in the hips.   I figured this dress would make a cute tunic so I cut the material so that the bottom of the tunic nearly meets the bottom of my bottom.  It still fit really snug at my hips so I seam-ripped up the side seams about four inches and hemmed all of the rough edges.   Voila!  Super easy top!

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« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2012 12:34:32 PM »

I checked out your blog, and it looks so much better as a top. Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2012 06:25:30 AM »

What did you do with the rest of the fabric. I think it could make a very nice tote bag. Your top is great. Welcome to Craftster!

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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2012 12:07:22 PM »

Thanks!  I was just wondering that myself.  I think it is sitting in my scrap pile but I am not sure.  A while back, I gave a friend's kids a lot of my scraps to play sew with so it might be with them. 
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« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2012 07:44:23 PM »

That's a great Recon! 

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« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2012 02:47:01 AM »

I visited your blog, and the top looks great!
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2012 05:02:56 AM »

Thank you! 
« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2012 12:42:50 PM »

Oh, so great finding a piece of clothing for a dollar (in my case: euro Wink ) and then making it into something that flatters you so much more! Great recon!

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