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
Design your own dresses with the latest special price technique kit.
Check out these new costume sewing patterns for the whole family!
Member Project of the Week
EstherMarguerite modified this halter style with straps and a fun Hawaiian print.
4 weekly drawings, including a Grand Prize valued at more than $4,000!
Sign up for Meg Healy's tailoring course, now until 10/7.
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.