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Learn how to make a classy black and white dress. For free!! All you need are plastic bags and some common household appliances.
You will need: 6-sheets of large black plastic bags 3-5-white colored grocery, plastic bags 1 iron Large piece of paper, or a few newspapers 1 pen A ...
Sketch out a design of what you would like your dress to look like. Also take measurements,to help you later when measureing and creating your pieces....
Take the white plastic bags and cut them in half, so its only the white side of the bag, that you retain. Afterwards layout newspapers on a flat surf...
After the pieces have been melted together, remove the newspapers from the top. fold the white melted plastic bags in half. draw the stencil of the to...
Now take three large plastic bags and begin by laying one on the newspapers, thereafter lay the other two ontop. Making sure to align all the bags on ...
For this middle strip, you may use any type of colored plastic bag you may like. Just melt it together, i just a pink plastic bag.
Cut out your outline on the white plastic bags. Next decide which side you would like to be your front for the white bags and the (pink) strip. Match ...
Now grab one of the large pieces of plastic bags you have already melted together, that you would like to be your front. It's hard to see in the imag...
Cut slits on the top, on the stuff you'd like removed. Next fold those pieces back and iron them. This is to take away any ruff looking areas and sha...
This step is unnecessary but i wanted to add something else to my dress. I found a duck that i liked on a plastic bag and cut it out. I then laid it ...
Next iron any sides that are uneven or look bad. Next better draw out the top, I decided to cut off the straps
Next, at the sides fold over the (pink) middle piece, to add creases. Just like you did with the black plastic for the front part of the dress.
Make sure the dress is turned inside out. Flip it to the back, and measure halfway. Cut a slit straight down about one third of the way. Taking one o...
Using a razor or scissors cut slits on the back pieces that you just folded back. Make sure it is far enough from the edge or it will rip. Then strin...
Iron the bottom, to rid an rugged edges and to even it out. At the pit area of the top, cut it so that it fits more comfortable.
And now you are done!!! Enjoy your new dress!!!
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Posted:Jun 10, 2011
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