sunshine in a dress

Monday, March 30, 2009

i had seen the original tutorial by clevergirl.org a few weeks ago to transform a men's shirt into a dress and thought - wow, that's a great idea, but i couldn't resist posting this breezy, little seaside dress that the blog made posted. i absolutely adore the yellow casing she added to the waist and the finishing of the neckline. she even has a the little detail of her label on the side of the skirt - so cute. you can read about her process here.

i am itching to attack jer's old cast-offs that are just lazing in a bag in our closet whispering "sew me, sew me", man, i gotta get that quilt done so i can get the next gazillion projects i have waiting done. doesn't this dress make you want to go run in the sunshine barefoot? is summer here yet?

have any of you made anything like this? i would love to hear about it!

3 comments:

  1. I am literally drooling over this incredible little dress! I'm on a sewing kick right now, and with two little girls, the projects are so much fun. I'm moving this one to the top of the list!

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  2. brava, brava, brava.

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  3. Thanks for sharing - I am about to make one myself! It's so adorable.

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