Theory.

Added Nov 26, 2011

by AllyCat Darling

Newport , Kentuc...

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Description

I made this dress out of a vintage bed sheet purchased from a thrift store. I lined the cotton sheet fabric with a cotton muslin, and added a 22 inch zipper for closure. The 1990’s pattern I used previousl;y belonged to my mother, so this dress cost about $4 to make :). That’s what I like to hear!! This dress is so fun fun to wear, and definitely keeps the compliments coming!

Material Notes

Vintage Cotton Sheet, Muslin lining.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Nov 27, 2011, 08.10 PMby RenaissanceBombshell

    Tres cute!

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      Nov 27, 2011, 09.15 PMby AllyCat Darling

      You’re right, imagine playing it, lol! :)

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    Nov 27, 2011, 05.11 PMby zenica

    Fantastic little dress!

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    Nov 27, 2011, 01.26 PMby froggylonglegs

    I just ADORE this dress!!

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    Nov 26, 2011, 10.25 PMby LaraGa

    I love this dress! I am a music teacher, I need to find some fabric like this, my students will go nuts!

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      Nov 27, 2011, 08.10 PMby RenaissanceBombshell

      You have to admit though, that is one AVANT-GARDE key signature! lol.

      I wouldn’t be able to go past this print either.

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      Nov 27, 2011, 09.17 PMby AllyCat Darling

      It’s the first time I’ve ever found music note bedding while I was thrifting, but I’m sure they have tons on ebay! You should get some and surprise them with a dress or skirt! Even if you just find pillowcases, you could make a simple gathered or fitted skirt out of them :).
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    Nov 26, 2011, 10.21 PMby laikadoll

    Great dress and extra adorable shop!

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      Nov 27, 2011, 09.14 PMby AllyCat Darling

      Thanks! It really turned out better with the muslin underneath. It gave it such a different drape (visually).

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    Nov 26, 2011, 09.31 PMby patti-r

    That is really cute!!! Great Job!!!

    My son is a Music Teacher/Director so I really got a kick out of this print.

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