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Old 01-25-2010, 01:55
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I am thinking of making some pillowcase dresses and I was wondering where in the world do you find cute pillowcases to make them with? All I'm finding are plain solid ones. Or do you just use fabric?
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You can do either. I've only used the actual pillowcases so far, and I was lucky enough to receive some of my grandmother's old vintage ones. But I know you can look on Etsy under "supplies" or "vintage" or even thrift stores. You could always take a plain white one (or solid color) and embellish the hem with a pretty trim to dress it up. HTH
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i actually use fabric and i used a pillow case as a guide. i will look real quick for the tut that i used. But fabric works you just have to hem the bottom and sew up the side. at least with fabric you have a lot of choices!!
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I use regular fabric! Here are some that I made recently - just to give you an idea!
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I think maybe the original idea was to use pillowcases, but I think it has evolved around to using your choice of fabric. We have never made them with an actual pillowcase. I have seen the actual pillowcase used, like the others are talking about, your grandmothers vintage pillowcases. They are pretty but I think I like the cute look more. You know like the pink fabric with black dots, or brown and pink fabric or whatever you choose. Then use a color coordinated ribbon for the ties. Just my opinion. I've seen some really cute ones out there.
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Ok, thanks ladies! And Jenni your dresses are beautiful!!
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Ok, thanks ladies! And Jenni your dresses are beautiful!!
Thanks! I'm so in love with these dresses, I think my girl will be wearing LOTS of these this spring/summer!
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