Skittle Wrapper Dress!

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Introduction: Skittle Wrapper Dress!

My skittle Wrapper dress i created <3
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    lil_michi_z
    lil_michi_z

    8 years ago on Introduction

    To start i estimated 100 wrappers, so after i cut all the bags open and put them into a gallon sized bag i started pinning the wrappers to the dress form, the way i thought they ought to look. I used a wide zigzag stitch so it wouldnt rip the bags. I started with the top, and for the skirt, just did layer, after layer till i got the size i wanted!

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    lil_michi_z
    lil_michi_z

    9 years ago on Introduction

    HEYA!!! Thanks SOO much for all the support! As for the amount, its about 120 Skittle wrappers, and took about 15 hrs.

    My dress is wrapper with a tad bit of fabric.No staples, no glue, simply sewing. No special equipment at all. I drafted my own pattern which is really just a princess seamed dress, I cut and sewed wrappers into pattern pieces and sewed them together to make a dress. So really It was just like fabric. Plastic does tear but if you tinker with machine settings you can find settings that won't rip it. That's really all I can think to say about construction.

    All you have to do is figure out a design and then just go with it <3

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    lil_michi_z
    lil_michi_z

    9 years ago on Introduction

    You're all asking for a step by step to make this, but there really isnt. I didnt draw anything i saw an idea and i just created as i went. I just pieced it together on my dress form. So I'd answer any questions you have. But there really isnt a step by step i can give,

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    LouiseMarie
    LouiseMarie

    9 years ago on Introduction

    i think a step-by-step instructable would be the best, because this in itself, without steps or anything, is great. Very creative. Lovely work on your dress. Yep, step-by-step, that's what we need, and more ideas. I think you are on to something. Someday your name is gonna be in lights! I am starting to think copyrights, a book, $$$. You go girl! You see, you think everyone is as creative as you. That is why you just put your idea out there without any instructions. You thought anyone could just take the idea and go with it......WRONG! We don't all have what you've got. You've got talent.......use it!

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    catiehade
    catiehade

    9 years ago on Introduction

    That is so amazing! I wanted to make one of the skittles wrapper dress for our schools valentines dance thing, but I just saw the idea just a day before
    on google. That is so awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    amandaggogo
    amandaggogo

    9 years ago on Introduction

    This is an adorable little dress! I love the hat too!

    You did an awesome job!

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    aeray
    aeray

    9 years ago on Introduction

    Definitely get a step-by-step together, with all the little details, and post it.

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    l8nite
    l8nite

    9 years ago on Introduction

    great idea ! I don't think it would look as cute on me though

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    Graceey
    Graceey

    9 years ago on Introduction

    Okay. I might just have to make a skittle pack skirt.:P Did you just sew them with a needle and thread, or glue them in some way?

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    Biggsy
    Biggsy

    9 years ago on Introduction

    Just how many packs of Skittles a day do you eat?? Considdering you're slim I want to know your secret!#


    Skittles diet for me methinks

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    KaiFoxFurry
    KaiFoxFurry

    9 years ago on Introduction

    What an amazingly creative idea! A step-by-step 'ible would be better, or maybe a slide-show if you wanted to show off your pics! All-in-all you did a Great job. :D

    Sweet! (No pun intended) This is absolutely amazing! Keep it up! (I'd like to see some directions too.)

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    aeray
    aeray

    9 years ago on Introduction

    Please post a step-by-step Instructable. I'm sure that it will be Featured (Editor Pick), and a big hit in general.