Monday, April 4, 2011

Floral #2 from Project 3

Floral #2 is here!!!  This was a really fun project.  And I must say right off the bat, the material is actually two pillow cases that I thrifted... Yeah, pillow cases, ha!!! Oh, and a little bit of maroon liner from the fabric store(liner is really inexpensive). I decided to add pockets while sewing together the skirt portion of the dress and I am so glad I did. Pockets on a dress??? It just doesn't get any better than that. I left a little room for the shrinkage that will happen in the wash... the dress after all is two cotton pillow cases:)
 I originally wanted to do an more A-line skirt but I didn't have enough material for that, so I decided to go with a gathered skirt instead.  I sill wish I had enough for the A-line, but hey, I think it still turned out great.
 Behold the fabulous pockets!!!
 I still want to find a cute belt to put it with, this was one I grabbed from my closet.
I hope you have enjoyed #1 and #2 Floral thus far:)  Can't wait to show you #3.



Emily said...

Great job! So pretty. I love the pockets. And that's awesome that you used pillowcases.

Katherines Corner said...

Pillow cases!? are my new hero, love this!I'm happy I found your lovely blog. Wishing you happiness, Hugs Katherine

Ruby Girl said...

great dress!! found you through kendieveryday :) <3

Lilly's Style said...

You made the dress? From pillow cases? You are a genious lady :)
LOVE the dress!

Heather Coon said...

Seriously Meghan can I just be you for 1 day!! You are so amazing with sewing, seriously!! Do you ever stop sewing! Everything looks fabulous of course. Do you use patterns or just make everything up?

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