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« on: June 02, 2004 09:55:07 PM »

hello craftster
i recently purchased a dress. it is um... very white. it is sleeveless has one of those scoopy v-necklines and is too white. i dont want to dye it but it definitley needs something. i cant find a pic of it online (it's used). but maybe you could throw some ideas at me? thanks
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2004 09:58:29 PM »

maybe try some beading?
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2004 12:36:24 AM »

lace, ribbons, use another fabric on it to embelish, cut out flowers or shapes, felted flowers, silk flowers
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« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2004 10:55:43 AM »

I know you said you don't want to dye, but maybe a quick dip in some tea would take some of the harshness off the white? Then it would be more off-white/eggshell/ecru whatever they call that. The ribbon idea is another good one. I'm envisioning grosgrain ribbon in multiple sizes (colors up to you) layered on top of one another in a sort of fish-scale way (?making sense?). OR if you are a painter, paint a design on there. Or embroidery. Or cut the thing up and make a top and a skirt out of it and wear each peice with a loud print with a tiny bit of white in it - then you'll be glad its so white! Good luck!

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