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bandana summer dress

Added Jun 17, 2010

by diyraven

Houston, Texas, ...






An easy summer dress made from 4 bandanas (priced at $1 dollar each). I used a Butterick B5216 tunic pattern. More details + pics on my blog here

Material Notes

4 printed cotton bandanas, 1/4" elastic




Garment Type
Beach, Bohemian, Casual

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    Dec 13, 2011, 09.35 AMby JulietSews

    Oh oh oh I LOVE THIS! Totally gorgeous, thanks for the inspiration!

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      Dec 16, 2011, 10.10 PMby diyraven

      You are SO incredibly welcome!! xx

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    Jun 18, 2010, 08.00 AMby sewclairey

    I love it! And your legs look amazing!

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      Jun 19, 2010, 07.22 PMby diyraven

      haha, thanks! definitely appreciate the leg comment – I owe it all to spinning class at the gym! I’ve been trying to beef up my skinny “chicken legs” for quite a while!!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 07.41 PMby diyraven

    thank you ladies for the compliments!! definitely experiment – i had no idea the bandanas would actually come out this well + it was so cheap!!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 06.45 PMby rokonela

    Original: 4 bandanas turned into 1 dress. The look it’s amazing.

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    Jun 17, 2010, 05.57 PMby shedoz213

    WOW! 4 bandanas to make a cute dress? Great idea!!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 02.54 PMby carterbelle

    What a great dress and it looks great on you!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 02.07 PMby lucaltd

    WOW – I love this – what a fantastic idea, and it looks amazing.

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    Jun 17, 2010, 09.48 AMby emlj

    That is gorgeous! You look beautiful and happy :)

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    Jun 17, 2010, 09.04 AMby susisonne

    Wow, that´s great! Perfect use of fabric and pattern!!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 06.47 AMby bridlin

    Nice idea! And you look really beautiful!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 04.23 AMby sunintheclouds

    Cute, Casual and Fun…LOVE IT.

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    Jun 17, 2010, 04.12 AMby adile

    You look fab!!! I think I shall go and get myself bandanas too! It is great to be creative…I made a long skirt from a double bed sheet that my mother gave 8-)

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