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
Pattern of the Week
The oversized shape has a cool bell shaped silhouette with a wide body and fitted sleeves
Stock up on our favorite BurdaStyle patterns sewn in white!
Learn How to Sew Knits Successfully With a Sewing Machine
Join Meg Healy in this 6 Week Course, we have just re-opened enrollment for a limited time!
Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014
Take a look at Meg's 2014 Mash Ups, and get the special pattern bundle that includes them all
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.