Another Dress From A Duvet Cover!! A Refashion!

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So I bought this comforter cover a while ago for only $2.80 with a coupon and have been mulling over how to refashion it.

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I quite like the pattern and colours so it was just a matter of figuring out where to go with it.

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I didn’t want to just do the usual t-shirt style dress so I used this dress as my silhouette guide.  Then I just cut it out and sewed it up.  I hemmed and hawed about whether to put pockets, but it made my already wide hips look even wider when I put the pockets in, so I just sewed them closed and trimmed them off.

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Here is the hem with the button holes from the bottom closure of the comforter cover still visible.

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Here is the final dress.  I decided not to make a waistband as it interrupted the pattern of the fabric.  What do you think?  It is very cool and comfortable and I am quite happy with it.  My husband says it looks like a “Hausfrau” dress but I like it anyways.  It will get lots of wear in what is left of the summer.  Cheers, Michele