Added Oct 27, 2008
I recycled a flannel shirt from the attic into 2 pieces that can be worn together as a ‘strapless dress’ or.. (because i liked the skirt too much by itself) just the skirt! Hence the long and cumbersome creation name! I didn’t use a pattern. The skirt front is made entirely out of the sleeves of the shirt, the skirt back is made of the back of the shirt. The dress-top is made of the front of the flannel shirt.
For the skirt, I used the existing cuffs and buttons to create the front plaits and convenient pockets. The two buttons in the front are also the closure. On the top, I worked the collar into the bust and the buttons from the lower half of the shirt worked as closure in the back.
I used pretty much all of the shirt in these two creations and it was my first time using my duct-tape dress form! Great fun! :] Hope you like it!
Edit: i hope the new pictures are a step up from my first blurry ones
my mother for taking the photos and for wrapping me in duct tape :]
Why you should wear clothing made to fit YOU! (In GIF's)
Fashion & Trends
Vacation planned for the winter? Sew up these style to take away with you and also get 20% off!
We have just extended registration to accommodate a few more students
Make your Valentine's Day Extra Special, by Making your own Date Night Attire! There is still time..
Revamp those outdated wardrobe staples with chic designs in crisp white and classic denim...
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.