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  1. Sewing
    This woman turns thrift store finds into dresses or other things to wear. She's very talented... some of the before things are so hideous. New Dress A Day | 365 Days. 365 New Outfits. 365 Dollars.
  2. Sewing
    Okay...I am trying to locate the type of dress that I'm thinking about. I used to have a picture of my mom in a dress like this and I can't find it. But I want to make Maryn a little dress kind of like that. Okay ~ it's got a little pleated skirt and it's kind of straight on the top. It's...
  3. General Chat
    DD's school calendar was mailed to me the other day and on it was the date for her First Communion. I knew this day would come eventually, and I was actually excited thinking about buying her dress... And then I looked at the prices of them :thud: Every site I went to had said the same...
  4. Sewing
    They were incredibly simple to make. You took a shirt, any shirt that had a bit of give, like a t-shirt and sewed a sheet around it to make a dress. It was so easy it could be sewn by hand. I lost the directions and it was so long ago that I can't quite remember how to do it. Thanks, Polly
  5. Frugal Living
    :ponder: Ok, I've never seen my soon to be SIL on this board...so lets hope she's not a lurker! :smirk: Ok, so my brother is getting married in October 2009. We are all in the wedding, which is awesome. DH is a groomsman, DS7 is a jr. groomsman, DS4 is the ringbearer and I am a bridesmaid...
  6. Sewing
    Summer has disappeared rather suddenly here and my youngest child has nothing but sundresses. I was planning to make her a couple simple jumpers out of some denim and corduroy, but when I went through my patterns, everything has a bodice attached to a gathered skirt. My material is too heavy...
  7. For Sale or Trade
    :tedblue: i am looking for plus size clothing for a friend of mine she has nothing and we have checked out all the second hand stores where we live and no luck but a few items so i am on this looking for dress sizes 2 x or shirts my friend likes the dresses and i am willing to pay the...
  8. Sewing
    I just finished the cutest practice dress for my daughter......It is made out of fleece with a flashy skirt. I've seen them on the rack for over $100 dollars and hers cost around $20 to make. The only problem was it was so tiny on her she couldn't even get it on!!!!!!!!! Fleece dosn't have...
  9. For Sale or Trade
    I have a few dresses for sale. Jovanni size 4 yellow dress, Best Offer 3 size 14-16 Jovanni dresses, Best Offer, All are excellent condition.
  10. For Sale or Trade
    Prices do not include shipping. Pay Pal (CC's okay if you pay the fees), and timely money order. Check is fine if we've traded before :) Healthtex black velour jumper size 4T $3 Healthtex black velour top w/pretty embroidered front size 5 NWOT $3 Green velour dress...pretty green flower...
  11. Sewing
    For my brother wedding in July. My oldest, Susanne and MacKenzie (new SIL neice) are the flowergirls. they looked all over for prety dresses and couldn't find anything good enough. then I had a revelation.... I have already made a flowergirl dress (made it for dh sister wedding a couple years...
  12. For Sale or Trade
    Size 5 by Bobbie Jean Excellent condition...worn only once for a couple of hours $7 plus shipping*SOLD*
  13. For Sale or Trade
    Youngland black and gold plaid. NWT. $3 plus shipping
  14. For Sale or Trade
    Looking for Pay Pal (no CC's please) or timely money order. Will also trade for 1930's repro. fabrics, refrigerator magnets (strong enough to hold artwork ;)), Henry & Mudge books. Items in following posts. PM or email me at msack3889 at yahoo dot com
  15. Secondhand Shopping
    Here is something I wish I had thought of years ago. You can pick up bridesmaid dresses for $3.-- or $4.00 at most thrift stores or some people will just give them to you. Be on the look out for these and you can decorate a whole room or make an accessory that's up to date and very pretty...
  16. For Sale or Trade
    I've listed these things twice on eBay & they get a ton of looks, but no bites! Both are in great shape....the pics show everything - these dresses are identical - each has been worn twice.... Yours for postage....tired of trying to sell them! :D Somewhere there's a little girl (or two) who...
  17. General Chat
    Do you remember paper dresses from the 60s?  I remember my ultra cool cousins having paper dresses and I thought they were the most incredible thing.  I had forgotten about them until I came across some info about them.  Here is link to a page about them..this is really a memory lane visit...
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