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Ugly Duckling Dress

Added Jul 3, 2014

by kristensaurus

., Delaware, Uni...

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Description

Ugly men’s button up shirt that I found at Goodwill, turned into a pretty summer dress for my little one.

Material Notes

cotton shirt

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Children
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Beach, Bohemian, Casual
Material
Cotton

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    Jul 24, 2014, 05.55 PMby yenny lee

    Cute

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    Jul 11, 2014, 07.25 PMby nadia r

    Amazing transformation, liking it!

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    Jul 7, 2014, 08.58 PMby Anna Stavrinides

    Aw that’s so lovely! What a great idea!

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    Jul 6, 2014, 05.43 PMby isoldeovelle

    Brilliant! I will never look at an ugly shirt the same way again:) Are those just the sleeves upside down for the top?

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      Jul 7, 2014, 12.08 PMby kristensaurus

      Thank you! And yes, those are the sleeves- which in all honesty I only thought of out of impatience haha.. I was originally just going to make it a tank dress, but I didn’t have any binding. Kind of glad I was too lazy to go to the store, now!

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    Jul 4, 2014, 07.27 PMby Karen Jackson

    I love this so much! Doesn’t look like it was ever a shirt. Good upcycling work with the buttons :)

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    Jul 4, 2014, 04.34 AMby Kanaru

    Beautiful dress! A brilliant idea no one would have thought up of from that men’s shirt! You have given me a new perspective of look at clothes.

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      Jul 5, 2014, 11.10 PMby kristensaurus

      Thanks so much! Glad to have inspired- there are good things lurking in even the ugliest garments :P

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    Jul 3, 2014, 08.09 PMby PennyMac

    What a fabulous make-over. Who would have thought that lovely dress was hiding in the truly awful shirt! Well done

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      Jul 5, 2014, 11.09 PMby kristensaurus

      Thank you! The things you find in thrift shops, eh? haha

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