DIY Wedding Dress Made Out of 80 Plastic Cups

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About: I love creating objects out of recycled material

This dress is made out of 80 plastic cups.

Step 1:

Step 2: Cut the Plastic Cups

Step 3: Make a Design With the Pieces of Plastic

Step 4: Try to Make a Design Like a Tree

Step 5: The Flowers Are Made Out of Egg Cartons, and the Earrings Are Sunflowers Painted As Pearls

The flowers are made out of egg cartons, and the earrings are sunflowers painted as pearls

How to make the flowers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8450l1XT6Ww

How to make the earrings:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuaL8jGj7Uk&index=17&list=PLemyWmGdwuSOadr85AUSy7Fvvt26iKvWo

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    Wobbled

    3 years ago on Introduction

    It's a good idea! Lovely the decoration of the dress, I think would be nice also for a curtain. Good luck!

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    RosaMontesaWobbled

    Reply 3 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks. You'r right, de design will be a nice decoration for other purpuses. I just want to inspire. Thanks again

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    blopez

    3 years ago on Introduction

    I made my daughter's wedding dress and I made a first one out of muslin before cutting the satin. But gasa is gauze so it might be a type of gauze fabric which would be more sheer than muslin.

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    RosaMontesablopez

    Reply 3 years ago on Introduction

    I would like to see your daughter's wedding dress. Muslin in Spanish will be muselina. And gasilla is another material.
    Gasa is not gasilla. Even if it seems to be the same, it's another material.
    My grandmother was a taylor. I don't know if gasilla is the right word. I never used with other people. In the shop they knew the word, but I'm affraid that is very local. I don't know the word in Spanish,and even worst in English
    Rosa

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    RosaMontesa

    3 years ago on Introduction

    Yes, you're right. It's hard for me to explain it in Spanish, even more in English.

    When you design a hand made dress (for taylors and Haute Couture), you have to make a first dress with a material called "gasilla" (sorry I don't know the name in other languages), from this piece, you can have de final patterns for the dress.

    The base of the dress to glue the leaves is "gasilla". In a hand made wedding dress, this could be the first one, that won't be used for the final one.

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    tinaciouszRosaMontesa

    Reply 3 years ago on Introduction

    What material are the leaves glued to? You should include that in the step description. If you used some kind of fabric you have to state it so that you can be considered for the best use of fabric judges' prize :)

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    moen-the-grass

    3 years ago

    Very clever, but you need a base dress to glue the "leaves" onto...