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Topic: Doctor Who twirly t-shirt dress (BBC Swap)  (Read 2921 times)
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« on: March 03, 2014 11:08:10 AM »

I was super excited to craft for ChameleonHound in the BBC Swap last summer. We met at college in 2006, before either of us joined craftster! I knew I had to make something epic.



I already had the base shirt for this dress in my stash, and given CH's fondness for mixing themes, knew she would love it.



These are pictures of me in the dress before I sent it - I made it for CH's measurements, and it fit me pretty well too!



It was all constructed with a mixture of serging and hand sewing (also accidentally cutting through things I wanted and being consoled by my partner).

Dresses with pockets FTW.



The rest of the materials are thrift store t-shirts, in TARDIS-y colors. Twirly!



And here is ChameleonHound's picture from the gallery:



She said I got the fit just right!
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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2014 11:25:28 AM »

Super cute AD!  Who wouldn't want a one of a kind twirly dress. Grin
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« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2014 11:26:27 AM »

Fabulous style dress and Tardis fun. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2014 12:11:14 PM »

Fun! Great combination of colours and shape and with pretty pockets.

Amazing job!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2014 12:13:40 PM »

really cute! Love it Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2014 01:28:24 PM »

What a great swap item! It looks fantastic on both of you.
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« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2014 05:54:33 AM »

This is so cute and twirly!
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« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2014 01:37:12 PM »

what a wonderful dress!! you did a really great job on this!
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« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2014 07:55:15 PM »

This is the BESTEST DRESS EVAR. I love it so much, and it's extremely comfortable, and the yellow trim between the bodice and the skirt makes me feel like a superhero because of the way it's cut. And pockets rule!!! Oh, and it fits perfectly even though it was crafted a few hundred miles away!
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« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2014 12:45:14 PM »

Thanks for entering!

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Feel free to encourage your friends and family to visit Craftster, and even vote for you, but please remember, only one vote per person.  You must be logged in to vote.

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