Well the title says it all.I got given tons of fabric,sheets and duvet covers off my uncle.
I had to admit I didnt really fancy this cover for my bed for some reason,I wanted to give it a new lease of life.
It was a sheet of fabric about 20 years ago when my aunty turned it into a duvet cover.It then some years later was stored away after she sadly passed 8 years ago.
You cant even imagine how much I was sweating about to cut this cover it felt wrong and ungrateful but after being in a bedding box for years I wanted other people to see it other than me and mr scrimp.
So I decided to have a bash at making a dress,Id love to do a detailed tutorial or say I even followed a pattern but I cant follow patterns to save my life!
I had a 50s style in my head and scrawled it on a piece of paper,I measured my shoulder width,chest,waist and the length because I knew the hips would be free.
I laid out the fabric and chalked out the pieces for the top going off my measurements then the same for the skirt leaving enough for seam allowance.
Then I hemmed the edges,added a zip and stitched the front and back together leaving a hole for my head and arms to go through.
I actually nearly stitched it all the way round not concentrating :-/
But here is the end result what do you think? Do you think I have done it justice?
What have you upcycled from leftover fabric? Id love to see your creations x x