06 January 2011

Turn a secondhand evening dress into a winter cape

via gogingham.com

My friend Sara of Go Gingham made this elegant cape for her daughter out of a dress found in the Goodwill bin. Yes, one must sew, but it sounds pretty easy for a beginner. Lovely!

If you're a secondhand shopper, I imagine January's a good month to hit the stores...savvy thrifters can make the most of everyone's else's urge to clear out at this time of year.

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cute idea! my mom is making an apron out of my prom dress... you know, for all those fancy dinner parties i throw... the fabric is just too delish to just sit there...

Its like halloween but in January!!, Amazing stuff!!

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