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Navy Blue Anda with Flowers

Added Jul 20, 2008

by vanimaandune

Sometown, Ohio, ...

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Description

This Anda dress was made from a thrifted curtain/ex-sheet. I shortened it for my petite self according to the very helpful how to. Instead of the drawstring closure, I added belt in a contrasting fabric. I also did the topstitching in white and stenciled flowers onto the finished dress to give it some pop.

Material Notes

Thrifted cotton in navy blue and white.

Difficulty

Novice

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    Jul 16, 2010, 03.08 AMby juanitatortilla

    Oh my. That was a real nice touch with the colour contrast and stenciled flowers. Totally digging your duck-tape dress form as well!

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    Jan 1, 2009, 05.17 PMby theodocia

    this dress is so 60’s i love it

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    Jul 24, 2008, 04.53 PMby vanimaandune

    I was going to do a how-to on the stenciling, but there’s already an excellent one by Kasia26. I’ve added it to the how to links. The only thing I did differently was I had trouble getting enough paint to transfer by dabbing, so I went over the pattern with a brush.

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    Jul 21, 2008, 02.04 PMby carlatv

    A how to would be great. Love your dress!

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    Jul 21, 2008, 05.55 AMby nenasew

    Sooo cute. I love the stenciled flowers. I wish you would do a howto.

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    Jul 21, 2008, 02.12 AMby marmota-b

    The flowers are stenciled? Wow! I love it, and now I love it the more! They’re beautiful.

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    Jul 21, 2008, 01.25 AMby ruvimbo

    Reminds me of a summer day at the beach. Very cute.

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