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Topic: Beatles Sundress out of a handful of T-shirts (now w/ tut)  (Read 54345 times)
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lrj7
« on: June 01, 2006 06:49:54 PM »

This is my first post on crafster, but i've been looking up ideas on it for a while, so i figured i might as well give back and submit something.  I made this dress out of 5 T-shirts, one printed beatles shirt for the top, the bottom of a tan shirt for the waist section, and three colored tees for the six trapezoids that make up the skirt.  Let me know if you'd like more info on how i made it, it's a pretty simple design so fairly self-explanatory.  Pics below:





So here's a rough tutorial, let me know if anything is unclear.  I just included the basic steps, only partially illustrated.  The important part is that the width of the botttom of the top shirt, the middle strip, and the top of the skirt are all the same.  To make sure the colored trapezoids are the right size, measure yourself where you want the skirt to start, and make the top of each trapezoid 1/6 of that measurement.  Then just sew all the pieces together!  It's pretty easy, just have to get the measurements right.

(sorry, the tut pic didn't load right before, here it is now)

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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2006 06:53:47 PM »

OH MY GOD THIS MAKES MY LIFE. it made my life in every way and that is the most awsome dress on the face of earth i want to make one, but that one alone is just so freaking awsome. you rock
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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2006 06:56:33 PM »

that is amazing. Where did you find the Sgt. Peppers shirt?
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« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2006 07:18:19 PM »

*sigh*

I love the Beatles, and therefore your dress- where did you find the sgt. pepper's tee? (as curlygirl51 pleaded)
Great, work! I WANT ONE TOO!!!!!!!!!! Grin
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« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2006 07:51:51 PM »

I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Beatles (so much that i even have a yellow submarine tattooed on my ankle). but this gives me great ideas of stuff to do with the beatles t-shirts that i love but dont wear b/c of the size! THANKS!!!!
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« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2006 07:58:09 PM »

i actually have no idea where the shirt came from, i've had it for years, but it was so big i never wore it except to bed.  finally i've done something with it!  i just did some searching on the web for it, but didn't have any luck.. its so old they might not print it anymore.
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« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2006 12:45:33 AM »

I love this!!!  It's so frickin' cute!  Great reconstruction.
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« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2006 05:05:14 AM »

.... Oooohmygoodness. That is quite amazing. I AM TOTALLY IN LOVE WITH IT. <33333 I am so jealous, I want one. I love the Beatles soooo, sooo much.
Way cool, reallly nice. Good job!
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« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2006 05:24:00 AM »

Super Cute! Great color choices.........*inspired*
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« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2006 06:50:10 AM »

I for one would like to know more. EXCELLENT dress!
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