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Picture of Thermal (Waffle) Ruffle Dress from Recycled Shirts
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As a California girl, I'm naturally short on winter-ready dresses. And considering how short our "winters" actually are, I'm reluctant to spend too much money on brand-new winter attire.

Using the second picture above as an inspiration, I attempted to make a cute ruffle dress out of three men's thermal/waffle shirts. I purchased the shirts for a total of $10 from my local Goodwill store and used sewing supplies I already had.

Step 1: Materials Needed

Picture of Materials Needed
Materials Needed
Three large or extra large thermal(waffle) men's shirts (at least two have to be of similar color)
Your best-fitting t-shirt or knit top
Your best-fitting pencil skirt
Shoe box top
Basic sewing supplies
--Sewing machine
--Fabric scissors
--Chalk or fabric marker
--Pins
--Ruler
--Matching thread
 
saosport2 years ago
very cute I may have to make one
Very cute! I do have a lot of shirts I need to do something with too!
Sam.anne.tha (author)  Penolopy Bulnick2 years ago
Thank you!