My Dress!

Old 08-06-2010, 04:02 AM
  #1  
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Noblesville, IN
Posts: 1,294
Default

I was at Goodwill yesterday, and I remembered how a woman on here suggested that we look at dresses and skirts for good cotton fabric. Lo and behold, I came across MY old jumper dress that i wore when my older two kids were little. I know for SURE it was mine. I had it made with handmade buttons, and they are there!

The print is still perfect anf beautiful, so I rebought my old dress, and I am going to repurpose it into quilt pieces. it is a beautiful cotton fabric with huge realistic red roses on a navy background. I have ot seen that dress since the early to mid-1990s. What comes around goes around!
tdgiffin is offline  
Old 08-06-2010, 04:05 AM
  #2  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Uniontown, Ohio
Posts: 535
Default

I love goodwill thats where I pick up denim jumpers and dresses for my jean collection
dharen7 is offline  
Old 08-06-2010, 04:16 AM
  #3  
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Noblesville, IN
Posts: 1,294
Default

I did not even think of the dresses and jumpers. They would have so much more fabric in them than a pair of jeans. I JUST started to collect jeans so that some day down the road I can get enough to make a quilt! I love to recycle things!
tdgiffin is offline  
Old 08-06-2010, 04:35 AM
  #4  
Super Member
 
SherriB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Quilting somewhere......
Posts: 2,591
Default

That is so cool that you found your dress!!! I love thrift stores and go with my DD's at least twice a week. I bought a handmade skirt yesterday that had over a yard of pretty red fabric. Can't wait to use it in a quilt.
SherriB is offline  
Old 08-06-2010, 04:42 AM
  #5  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Whitewater, WI
Posts: 24,528
Default

Thats really neat!!!! I loved the bigflorals they had in the early 90's, bet its pretty!
CarrieAnne is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
blzzrdqueen
General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
18
05-18-2009 09:33 PM
Knot Sew
Pictures
7
07-22-2008 08:12 AM
Ruth Cozadd
Main
49
05-10-2008 01:19 PM
ButtercreamCakeArtist
Pictures
12
08-31-2007 06:52 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.