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The vintage floral girly dress

Added Apr 5, 2013

by jojokitten

Portsmouth, Unit...






I have a new addiction, (as If I need another one in my life) and that is making dresses out of vintage bed sheets/duvet covers and generally any large pieces of fabric I can find in charity/thrift shops.

This dress is Kwik Sew 3521 made out of a vintage duvet cover, has a lined bodice out of cream poly cotton and an invisible zip. Blogged about here -

I should call it the ‘frustration’ dress since I couldn’t get my overlocker to work properly despite re-threading it an insane amount of times. in my defence the overlocker workings is still quite new to me!

Material Notes

vintage bed sheets,poly cotton lining




Garment Type

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    Apr 6, 2013, 05.31 PMby amykatew

    just lovely!

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    Apr 6, 2013, 08.41 AMby Inga 888

    Beautiful dress! Perfect for summer wedding :)

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    Apr 5, 2013, 09.57 PMby Cristina Staicu

    I really like it too:) it’s fresh and elegant, well done :)

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      Apr 5, 2013, 10.13 PMby jojokitten

      Thank you :) Elegant is what I was going for since i’m planning to wear it to a wedding i’m going to tomorrow! :)

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    Apr 5, 2013, 08.45 PMby Mary Athey

    its gorgeous, i love oxfam shops and recently i’ve been buying duvet covers to make jackets x

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      Apr 5, 2013, 08.50 PMby jojokitten

      Thank you :) It’s a great way to get a lot of fabric for not too much money isn’t it?!

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      Apr 5, 2013, 08.56 PMby Mary Athey

      it is and you can always get a bargain. x

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