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ruffles a-go-go - vintage sheet party dress!!

Added Aug 7, 2011

by naughtyshorts

Dunsborough, Aus...






This dress was made using a vintage sheet. It has a basic darted bodice and a gathered straight skirt. I made the ruffles by stitching pleats in the hemline. I used bias binding to finish the neck and sleeves. I would love to make another with the new reverse facing neckline that I am playing with – but I have no more of this amazing fabric left!!

Material Notes

Vintage cotton sheet




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear, Punk, Rock, Romantic, Vintage

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    Aug 31, 2011, 07.32 PMby frkbustad

    It’s lovely! The fabric is also great!

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    Aug 19, 2011, 11.20 AMby kelerabeus

    Great dress, I love all the volume in the skirt!

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    Aug 9, 2011, 10.49 AMby nookie

    sooo gorgeous. love the fabric and layered skirt look.

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    Aug 8, 2011, 11.23 PMby Sheena Tidwell

    I love this! The whole thing is just perfect! I love the little details of the skirt, and the simplicity of the pattern.

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    Aug 8, 2011, 09.04 AMby Fletcher & Fenn

    love the dress. looks great!!!!. great job!!!!

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    Aug 8, 2011, 01.10 AMby mollykatherine

    I love this dress!! I made a skirt out of a similar and have the same gold teacup, your a woman of my own heart!

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    Aug 7, 2011, 11.10 PMby vasgarcia

    I love the skirt! Are you wearing a petticoat with it?

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      Aug 7, 2011, 11.55 PMby naughtyshorts

      Thanks – no petticoat – the pleats add a little stiffness to the hemline helping it to keep its shape :)

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    Aug 7, 2011, 02.57 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

    lovely bed sheet! what a beautiful print. i love the skirt details :)

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    Aug 7, 2011, 02.55 PMby leahfranqui

    Very cute! You’ve inspired me…

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    Aug 7, 2011, 12.34 PMby erica-penton

    Love, love, love this dress!

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    Aug 7, 2011, 12.07 PMby melongrowergirl

    Very nice, looks similar to a (very expensive) dress I saw lately in a magzine – trendy! :-)

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