Pink Lemonade Wrap Dress

Added Aug 26, 2010

by nuiwida23

Portland, Maine,...

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Description

This was my first “Completely New Creation from Recycled Material”! Can you believe it was just from a twin size bed sheet? I loved the colors, which inspired it’s name. It was a very basic pattern, but I omitted the sleeves to show off my shoulders. I also added a snap at the v-neck to prevent the dreadful gaping!

Material Notes

upcycled cotton sheet

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Material
Cotton

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    Aug 28, 2010, 09.10 PMby brandym

    So pretty!

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    Aug 28, 2010, 03.10 PMby dabura

    lovely dress.

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    Aug 28, 2010, 12.10 PMby nuiwida23

    Thanks for all of the awesome comments everybody! They really mean a lot to me :)

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    Aug 28, 2010, 05.46 AMby tasallison

    your creations are really great!

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    Aug 28, 2010, 01.21 AMby magentaworstblood

    Your dress is gorgeous, your hair is gorgeous! You’re gorgeous, girl! :)

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    Aug 28, 2010, 12.56 AMby momsgotanewhobby

    So cute and awesome that it is a former bed sheet. The colors are so nice on you!

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    Aug 27, 2010, 07.01 PMby luxihere

    I love the dress. Guess what i actually guessed it must be from a bedsheet…. intuition i guess…

    I also support the idea of having a snap at the V intersection to maintain modesty. Thanks for the inspiration.

    I want to make a wrap dress for self so badly, and had been postponing thinking only very curvy people would look good in them….now i really want to make one and shed my inhibition.

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    Aug 27, 2010, 06.20 PMby kimboat

    stunning!!

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    Aug 27, 2010, 10.50 AMby magdamagda

    lovely wrap dress and I love the print, and yes, I can’t believe it used to be a sheet giggling well done!

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    Aug 26, 2010, 09.50 PMby tamezdc

    Very nice dress

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    Aug 26, 2010, 08.32 PMby estelleperdita

    love it – i’m a big fan of using retro bedsheets to make clothes, i’m always finding really cool ones in the op shops here in New Zealand… Did you use a pattern off this site?

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      Aug 27, 2010, 12.48 PMby nuiwida23

      Thanks estelleperdita! I wish I could find more retro bedsheets…no, this pattern is from Butterick. Has anyone ever told you that you look like Kate Winslet? :D

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    Aug 26, 2010, 08.25 PMby sewingqueen-1

    It looks great! Did you use a pattern?

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      Aug 27, 2010, 12.46 PMby nuiwida23

      Thank you! Yes, I used Butterick B5030 with modifications (as said in description).

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    Aug 26, 2010, 07.36 PMby pink-cornelia

    really cute, great work recycling. :D

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