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how to make a balloon dress out of a shirt and tanktop
How I love love love balloon dresses! You do two?? Great couse here you can see how to make one out of a oversided shirt and a tanktop.

Great for this summer!

Posted by PienderZ from Netherlands • Published See PienderZ's 15 projects »
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  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 1
    Step 1

    first you'll need a big oversised t-shirt. Make sure the t-shirt is big in length and expanse. And a top that fits you tight

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 2
    Step 2

    put the top on and pute some pins on were you want the dress to begin. Cut this of, leave 1 cm. on for the welt.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 3
    Step 3

    It should look like this.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 4
    Step 4

    cut the big shirt streat from shoulder to shoulder

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 5
    Step 5

    cut from all the way down to te shoulder like this. Do this allso at the other side.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 6
    Step 6

    Now it looks like this.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 7
    Step 7

    cut the bottom, it's to hard so it won't wrinkle right later on.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 8
    Step 8

    sew the sides back on together.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 9
    Step 9

    Put the good sides on eachother from the shirt and top.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 10
    Step 10

    so you'll put the shirt insideout and put the top in it.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 11
    Step 11

    put sideseam on sideseam

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 12
    Step 12

    distribute the fabric equally and pin it.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 13
    Step 13

    Now we are sewing it. Because I don't know how the stitch-types are called I put in this picture. I think you'll get it.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 14
    Step 14

    this is how the two fabrics lay on the machine when you're not pulling. You have to pull the pink fabrik smoothe or else the dress won't lengthen

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 15
    Step 15

    You have to pull hard! Don't forget to pull with two hands or else the needle will brake!

    sew all the way around.

    this is the tricky part. You will swear your head off but it will worth it haha. I'll promess you!

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 16
    Step 16

    Now we need the bottom part of the top

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 17
    Step 17

    cut the bottom, it's to hard so it won't wrinkle right later on.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 18
    Step 18

    And fold over the lenght so you'll have de good side on the outside and the goodside on the inside.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 19
    Step 19

    do the same as the up part. distribute the fabric equally and pin it.

    Sew it on. this wil be harder to do because you'll have 3 layers to pull.

    If you pulling is not enough to get the pink on the black equally than wrinkle the pink during the sewing. Try to estimate this soon because you can't wrinkle at the last time everything.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 20
    Step 20

    And there it is! your balloon dress.

    I don't know what I'm going to do with it. I'm going to a 3 day's festival call'd pinkpop. So maybe I'll paint the logo on. But for now its allso very cool.

  • How to sew a bubble dress. A Balloon Dress Out Of A Shirt Ant A Tanktop - Step 21
    Step 21

    I think it would look great with a rockshirt! Thats my next step.

    But for now: I hope you liked this one!!!

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SecretCheri
SecretCheri · Portland, OR, United States · 3 projects

Honestly, you're the only person i;ve ever seen to pull off that kind of shirt! :D

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Renee
Renee · , Some Where on Earth, · 7 projects

love love love this

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quirky been v.
quirky been v. · , Iowa, United States · 8 projects

I LOVEY LOVE LOVE LUUUUUVVVVVVV BUBBLE DRESSES!!!! I. SHARE. YOUR. PASSION.

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