Added Jan 3, 2010
New Orleans, Lou...
I made this from a men’s shirt I got from the Goodwill. I used a tutorial with a few variations. It’s hard enough to make plus size clothing without it looking like a sack. :)
Ok… after much demand, I dug up the link… (this is the third one I’ve made, so I don’t reference it any more…) link = http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/change-a-mens-shirt-into-a-dress
The main change I made was that I took measurements on myself. I used my bustline plus an inch for the top measurement and my hips plus two inches for the bottom. I have been considering taking in the sides a little, but meh. :)
How to Grade, Draft, Design, and Sew Leggings with Meg!
30 select jacket and coat patterns are now marked down to $3.99.
Pattern of the Week
The wrap shape creates a flattering V neckline and looks good on every body type!
Learn why every seamstress can benefit from flat patternmaking from instructor Deborah Moebes.
Go far afield in wrap dresses, detailed jackets, and comfy separates for fall.
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.