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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Shirt Dress



I made a dress for Talia out of a man's plaid shirt that I found at the dollar store! I am so proud of myself! :)

Here's the Price:



(so with the trim, I made the dress for less than $4)

And Here's the "After":


I have not sewn an article of clothing since the pair of shorts I made myself in highschool Home Ec. Class! So, I'm kind of thrilled that I pulled this off. I didn't have a lot of confidence in it turning out in the beginning- there was a lot of debate over whether it would end up good enough to be a dress or whether it would be a nightgown.

So, you want to make one? Here's the tutorial I followed from craftster.org

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Oh, and by the way, I'm going to be guest blogging over at Or So She Says tomorrow! This is my first guest post & I was really excited to be invited to post there! (Somebody out there in the blogging world has noticed me- yippee! ;)

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11 comments:

  1. i am sooo impressed heather. great job

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  2. Looks fantastic! Nicely done!

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  3. Ya done good! I noticed it in the baby pictures and liked it - didn't even realize you made it at that point!

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  4. Thank you Robin & Rae! :)

    Yay, Tami- that's so cool that you liked it before you knew I made it! :)

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  5. That is awesome! I really want to try that now. Great work!

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  6. WOW! Sooo creative! I'm inspired, but can't sew. :(

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  7. I love it! I love to sew, and I am sooo tempted to do this, even though I only have boys! So adorable and cheap! :-)

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  8. Simply adorable. I may have to pull out the machine and give this a try!

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  9. What a great idea, awesome

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Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment- I love reading them! :)
~Heather Lynne

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