Feedsack Pillowcase Dress

kudzukweenJune 15, 2010

I just made a dress for a little girl...it will fit toddler girls as a dress up to young girls as a top...by using a pillowcase! And if you don't have a pillowcase...just sew a piece of fabric into a tube and go from there:D Add lace,rickrack,buttons....whatever you like...for embellishments. I have a tutorial on how to make it, and how to use elastic thread for shirring the top; or just fold down the top and use ribbon or elastic..check my blog for the complete photo tutorial :D

kudzu/cherry

Here is a link that might be useful: Pillowcase Dress Tutorial

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savacreep

OMG that is too cute!! You've got serious talent! I wish I had little ones who could wear that. Beautiful job!

    Bookmark   June 16, 2010 at 7:20AM
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sunnyca_gw

Very cute!! I loved when pillowcases were so pretty like that. They are so dull now, but have gotten some pretty new ones at TS. So cute for the younger set!! Jan

    Bookmark   June 17, 2010 at 2:17AM
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kudzukween

thanks ya'll!

    Bookmark   June 17, 2010 at 7:34AM
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pattico_gw

I found instructions online a few weeks ago for my grandaughter to make. (she is age 14 and has just bought her own sewing machine) She has a little sister (actually neice but they have custody of her) who has just started walking..we are going to downsize it to fit her. I think it will be simple enough for grandaughter to do. This one is just gathered at the top seam with ties that tie at the shoulders.

    Bookmark   June 17, 2010 at 7:11PM
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patty1297

There is a charity that makes and gives them to African children. Myself and another lady made 90 between us to send to Africa thru a church that has a mission there.
I believe the site is--littledressesforafrica.com

    Bookmark   June 24, 2010 at 1:42PM
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excessfroufrou

That is just precious! You do the cutest things. I recently made the ballerina flip-flops for some of my young friends. We did them as a camping craft project and everybody in the park went nuts over them. Thanks for all the great ideas.
Frou

    Bookmark   June 24, 2010 at 4:08PM
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kudzukween

thanks so much ya'll!
kudzu

    Bookmark   June 28, 2010 at 7:34PM
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