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Monday, May 26, 2008

What I have been up to!




The blue polka dot dress is from Simplicity 3778. Since it is from cheap fabric, it will be a nitie:). The blue and purple is reconstructed from a thrift store find. I loved the fabric, but it was an old granny dress. No more...it is officially a nitie. The bottom of the orange sundress is a vintage sheet...also found at the thrift store. Not sure if I will add orange straps or not...am also considering adding a ruffle to the bottom. The bottom one is a top that I could not wear in public because it exposed way too much 48 year old cleavage. I cut if off and then sewed it to a tube of fabric that I have had for 13 years. It was too big, so I added elastic under the bodice. This one is a house dress.


8 comments:

Storm said...

Awesome!

Amanda said...

Well, you have been busy. Your dresses are pushing me towards getting on with the dress that I am planning to make. So much to do, so little time!

Storm said...

Tag... you're it. Come play with me. Read my post at http://allthingscherished.blogspot.com/2008/05/tagged-3.html.

mamichelle said...

too funny bout the 48 yo. cleavage. I hear ya!

Your dresses are gorgeous! Nice job.

Carin said...

Most men I know would say there is no such thing as to much cleavage LOL!!!

Flip Flop Floozie said...

You are into re-doing I see!! how smart. i am not that good but used to love to sew..now most of my time is taken up with scrap booking and computers it seems. Oh I did get my NEAT RECEIPTS to work and it is wonderful..You would like it.
Sandy

SandyCarlson said...

You are very talented. I admire your needlework!

Becky said...

Very Creative Phyl!