Tropical

Added Jul 16, 2012

by corinaladue

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Description

I love love love thrifting and I love refashioning just as much.

I made this out of a thrifted 3X size shirt.

No pattern this time just me and my french curves!

Details here: http://reverseclothing.blogspot.com/2012/05/tropical.html

Material Notes

thrifted shirt (I think some type of poly blend) with a very soft hand and light weight, zipper

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Vintage
Material
Blends

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    Sep 11, 2012, 05.23 PMby nishavinod2009

    lovely print. I love the fit also, superb!

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    Jul 21, 2012, 09.24 AMby sophienissirios

    Gorgeous dress :-)

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      Jul 21, 2012, 03.32 PMby corinaladue

      Thank you again! :)

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    Jul 18, 2012, 06.07 AMby hasbeenskinny

    Wow!!!!

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    Jul 17, 2012, 11.32 AMby irmchen

    Can’t believe that you made the dress form the shirt! Stunning!

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      Jul 18, 2012, 11.17 PMby corinaladue

      It required a lot of planning and a really small seam allowance but I managed it. :)

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    Jul 16, 2012, 11.40 PMby Timea Schmidt

    Very nice! The coloring of the dress suits you so well!

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      Jul 18, 2012, 11.18 PMby corinaladue

      Thanks! I am in love with the colors.

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    Jul 16, 2012, 09.04 PMby pamchar

    Wow!

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    Jul 16, 2012, 08.27 PMby TailorFairy

    love it! such a great print!

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      Jul 18, 2012, 11.19 PMby corinaladue

      It really is. I was so happy to find it at the thrift store.

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    Jul 16, 2012, 06.49 PMby Mary Athey

    Wow!!! amazing job. you.ve made a great dress.i can understand why you bought the top as the fabrics lovely x

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      Jul 18, 2012, 11.20 PMby corinaladue

      Thank you! I always have my eyes open for large tops like this. You never know what they can become..

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      Jul 19, 2012, 10.10 AMby Mary Athey

      I love charity shops as well.i normally buy jackets and alter them.as well as bags and shoes.i must start looking at large tops for the fabric as well xx

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