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Sexie_Leopard
« on: May 21, 2004 09:33:28 PM »

I took this pair of athletic snap-off pants I had made them into a 2-piece dress, a tube top and skirt.   Just so you know I added no other materials, just the pants.  Here's the link. 
You should be able to find ur way to the pic.  Hope everyone likes it. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2004 04:59:41 AM »

thats really cool! could you put a tutorial up? I've got some pants that need some tweaking
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« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2004 07:12:38 AM »

It wasn't that hard to do. 

First, I cut off the legs where I wanted the skirt to be.  Then hemed the crotch part on both front and back, and hemed the edges.

I looked at the legs I cut off, wondering what I could do w/ them.  I took them unsnaped them, then turned them around and snaped them together, so it was a tube.  And voila a tube top, just some hemming around the edge and thats it. 

It took me about two days to make, b/w two small kids and hand sewing it together.

I don't think it looks that bad.  The pants itself was stretched out at the waistband (because I wore them while I was pregnant) so I adjusted them and now they just sit on my hips.  I was thinking about adding a small belt or something, if it gets to be too big.  but otherwise I really like it.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2004 12:54:30 AM »

You all here make me soooo jealous of your creativity and awesome ideas!! No wonder I come here to be inspired.  I love your idea, it's so sporty and cute!! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2004 04:55:18 PM »

WOW!!!!!!!!!...i have to have it!!!!!!!!!!  *thinking to self* must find snap pants lol
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