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Topic: From old bedsheet to cutesy pinafore....  (Read 1526 times)
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« on: September 25, 2010 05:57:20 AM »

I bought the most amazing navy/light blue bedsheet from a charity shop the other day and was ready to make it into a awesome sailor dress. The intended dress turned out rubbish...which resulted in a bit of a tantrum. Then thought the skirt was a bit salvageble and made it into a pinafore. Smiley It has a criss-cross detail on the back....why that pic came out blurry, I haven't a clue!



Luckily, the skirt didn't need to be pleated, but yet has loads of room in it for you to twirl around in. Smiley I was really pleased how the light blue stripe turned out - might use that detailing in some other frocks later down the line. Smiley

*Jeez, I didn't realise how hokey I look in my checkered shirt and skirt - looks like I'm off to a barn dance. Tongue*

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« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2010 07:42:58 AM »

Very cute I like the skirt great job. Sorry about the original dress not working out I hate that. But good job making it work.

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« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2010 08:46:43 AM »

How cool! I wouldn't have had the patience or the skill to salvage a failed pattern, so I'm really impressed. And I don't think the checkered shirt looks hokey, it looks vintage-y with your pinafore and very cute.  Smiley

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