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DIY Pillowcase Dress

by Annika V., 21 year old Science Student, Sewing Enthusiast & Vintage Lady from Australia, Australia

33 comments · 3 · May 4, 2012

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I Made It! Stripey Pastel Mint Circle Skirt Dress, Caramel Satchel Bag - DIY Pillowcase Dress - Annika Victoria
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I'm going to be really, really good at being a poor student when I move out of home later this year.
Yes. Why?
Well, for starters, I sewed this dress myself.
And guess where I sourced the stripey material for the top?
A pillow case.
Not even a pillow case I already owned.
A thrifted pillow case.
(I washed it first)
That's how ridiculously thrifty I have gotten, apparently.
The light blue was some remnant material from a charity store as well.
But I really like how the dress turned out! I think the colours go really nicely together, and I love the stripes, even if it was once used for someone's sleepy head!

Read more on my blog: The Pineneedle Collective

Comments (33)

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Oana S.
omg, l want your purse soo badly!!! +1 ♥ ♥ ♥ =))
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Jennifer L
You're such an inspiration, Annika!
A pillow case - just incredible! And the dress looks so good!
The purse is utterly adorable too.
For sheer creative wonderment, you can have my heart! ♡
Annika Victoria
Jennifer, you lovely lady. Thanks for making my day with your lovely words!
Samantha S
Omg, I just love your dress and bag <3
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Yumi E.G.
So cute *O*
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Alicatstrut S
Cute as a button.
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Allison Balboa
Beautiful..
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Olya Matsala
Bag is soooooo nice)
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C.C. Lemon
I love this and the dresses you've been making. very inspiring to try this DIY :)
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Emma Stu
Oh my. I just love this! So sweet, almost a bit sailor like. Awwww I love every look of you! Fanned!
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Anaivilo B
that bag is so cute! i really love it and with this dress it's a match made in heaven! :D
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Yessy Tanujaya
i like your handbag..<3
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