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February 14, 2011
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Sewing a stylish shift dress is surprisingly simple with this how-to from Summer Phoenix and Ruby Canner, owners of the Some Odd Rubies vintage store. Tools and Materials
If you don't already have an old shirt you can recycle for this purpose, you should be able to find one easily at a thrift store.
Wow! Back in February I made a DIY beach cover up that has had a crazy popular response. I've been meaning to make a no-sew version, but I haven't been able to. A lot of people have criticized my dark brown color choice for the original post, but in the winter there weren't tons of bright colored jersey fabrics being sold in stores.
** NO SEW VERSION CLICK HERE! ** **HIGH-BACK VERSION/STREET WEAR- CLICK HERE** **HALTER VERSION- CLICK HERE** Probably my favorite 'la vie' project... ever. I was browsing through a swimwear catalog and saw an adorable beach cover up. I sooo wanted it, but obviously I wasn't spending $45 on it, plus, it was totally make-able. I made some revisions and here it is! This was one of the easiest projects I've ever done for 'la vie'.