Added Jul 13, 2008
Los Angeles, Cal...
A summer dress made from a pretty lavender duvet cover I got for $3.99 at the thrift shop. I honestly cannot stop scouring thrift stores for cheap fabric! I used a very easy vintage pattern I won on ebay — Simplicity “Jiffy” series, #7520. To spice things up, I used a contrasting floral fabric for the inset. I shortened the length so I’d have a sassier, poofier skirt, but didn’t do a very good job creating an even hem, so the back is visibly shorter than the front. Woops. I’m hoping maybe I’ll start a trend? Anyway, if it really gets to me I’ll just have to shorten the front to even out. Overall, I’m happy with the outcome of this quick and easy project.
Thrift store duvet cover. 100% cotton.