Added Jun 13, 2011
Sydney (Inner We...
Dying to be different
Before you start… I agree.
Dying a dress hardly qualifies one to be in the hallowed halls of BurdaStyle. But when you un-stitch and re-stitch every facing stitch (including buttonholes!); plus remodel the garment; and it takes longer than making a piece from scratch: Then you’re talking about an eco chic recycling project worth sharing.
One thrifted dress +
a vision +
iDye Brilliant Blue +
iDye Poly Blue +
matching thread +
= new tunic
The gorgeous silk damask had such great much potential it lept out at me in the thrift store. Would you have saved it too?
old silk dress
Leopard and snakeskin are the new neutrals.
Member Project of the Week
Peneloping's hand beaded frock is a real stunner.
Make these brand new blouses and dresses in candy colored silk.
Sewing & Techniques
Check out this guide all about mini closure solutions!
Take a trip down the aisle in these gorgeous gowns, or change the fabrics for a spring party dress.
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