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« on: December 19, 2016 08:39:57 AM »

So I took an old sweater dress, decided it needed to be more fun & it became an awesome Penguin Dress.



I got a 5X tank top (just to make sure I would have enough 'fabric') from Walmart (for $1), for the body. I cut and sewed both sides together, then added the other details.

Cut eyes from a black t-shirt's sleeve, I had left over from another project.

Then I crocheted the nose.

Most of the dress was hand sewed on, but I was able to use a sewing machine to attach the top & bottom of the body.

It was a big hit at my office Christmas party and is now my favorite dress  Grin
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« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2016 08:45:48 AM »

Here's a picture from the party  Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2016 08:51:16 AM »

Awesome dress indeed!
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« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2016 02:34:44 PM »

Super cute! Made me smile.
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« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2016 02:37:05 PM »

Thanks guys!  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2016 07:28:37 AM »

Super cute and creative!
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« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2016 08:36:51 PM »

I would wear that all year long  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2016 07:48:03 AM »

I would wear that all year long  Cheesy

I totally plan on it. I love Penguins no matter the season!  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2017 01:25:53 AM »

I love it! Your dress look really very beautiful!!!   Wink
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