By: Vera Gushansky
Article from Teen Vogue
Create your own statement dress by Vena Cava. This dress is easy to make, and does not require a sewing machine. You end result will leave you with a perfect dress to wear on a stroll through the park.
what you'll need
1. three yards of vintage fabric
2. a tape measure
3. scissors, needle, and thread
4. a white t-shirt
5. felt stick it letters
down to size
cut the fabric to make the skirt of the dress. for width, measure your waist and multiply that number by three. next, cut the desired length.
using the needle and thread, make a running stitch across the top of the fabric, with each stitch about one quarter inch in length. When finished, pull the stitch to shirr the skirt.
spell it out
trim the bottom of the t-shirt so that it hits your natural waist. sew the skirts waist to the t-shirts bottom. stick the letters across the front of the shirt to spell out your message.