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
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