Did anyone ever make the pillowcase dress??? - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
Reply
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 45 Old 12-10-2005, 08:44 PM - Thread Starter
 
spero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: the back of beyond
Posts: 9,488
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I sent out about a bazillion copies of those patterns! Did anybody make one? If so, was it as simple as it looked? Are you happy with it? Can you share pics on this thread?

Every baptized Christian is, or should be, someone with an actual (disturbing) experience, ... a close encounter, with God; someone who, as a result, becomes a disturbing presence to others. - Fr. Anthony J. Gittins, A Presence That Disturbs
spero is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 45 Old 12-13-2005, 06:16 PM - Thread Starter
 
spero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: the back of beyond
Posts: 9,488
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Every baptized Christian is, or should be, someone with an actual (disturbing) experience, ... a close encounter, with God; someone who, as a result, becomes a disturbing presence to others. - Fr. Anthony J. Gittins, A Presence That Disturbs
spero is offline  
#3 of 45 Old 12-21-2005, 03:35 PM
 
saritasmile's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Spokane, Washington
Posts: 780
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
do you still have the pattern? i have a pillowcase that i've been holding onto for awhile...
saritasmile is offline  
#4 of 45 Old 12-22-2005, 05:21 PM - Thread Starter
 
spero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: the back of beyond
Posts: 9,488
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yep, if you PM me your address I will send you a copy.

Every baptized Christian is, or should be, someone with an actual (disturbing) experience, ... a close encounter, with God; someone who, as a result, becomes a disturbing presence to others. - Fr. Anthony J. Gittins, A Presence That Disturbs
spero is offline  
#5 of 45 Old 12-23-2005, 12:05 PM
 
leafylady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Southeastern Illinois
Posts: 1,949
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
What is the pillowcase dress? Do you have a picture of one online? It sounds interesting to me. I missed the original thread.
leafylady is offline  
#6 of 45 Old 12-27-2005, 10:45 PM
 
goosysmom's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: midwest
Posts: 929
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
i would love a copy..my friend gave me a copy of her pattern which she got from a friend and my hubby cleaned and i can't find it anywhere...

i have soo many vintage cases my grandmother gave me that would make wonderful dresses and i got a NEW machine from Santa.....
goosysmom is offline  
#7 of 45 Old 01-02-2006, 02:35 PM
 
Greek Gypsy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hello everyone! Is it possible to get this pattern? I would love to make one for my grandaughter before she gets too big. Thanks Bunches!
Greek Gypsy is offline  
#8 of 45 Old 01-06-2006, 10:41 PM
 
rosie29's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Green Bay, WI
Posts: 1,210
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
For those looking for instructions: I like this version - it is really cute and simple too. I'm not sure which one the OP uses. Happy Sewing!

http://rowena.typepad.com/rostitcher.../06/index.html
(scroll halfway down the page)
rosie29 is offline  
#9 of 45 Old 01-07-2006, 12:08 AM
 
adoptinmama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 102
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks for posting this link! It looks easy and I will definitely be trying it out, when we get a little closer to summer.
adoptinmama is offline  
#10 of 45 Old 01-07-2006, 02:58 PM - Thread Starter
 
spero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: the back of beyond
Posts: 9,488
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Just wanted to let the mamas who PMd me know - I'm sending you the pattern, it will go in the mail today. Sorry I'm late getting back to you, I've been really busy and under the weather for a couple of weeks.

Every baptized Christian is, or should be, someone with an actual (disturbing) experience, ... a close encounter, with God; someone who, as a result, becomes a disturbing presence to others. - Fr. Anthony J. Gittins, A Presence That Disturbs
spero is offline  
#11 of 45 Old 01-07-2006, 03:01 PM
 
MamaRN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 6
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hey! I made the pillowcase dress...I had it from another site, I actually made it last summer, but it was too big on DD and she will be able to wear it this summer. I have a photobucket account...now if someone could tell me how to post pics I would be glad to show off my little model!

It was fairly easy...and I really don't sew much. I would love to learn more, but....anyhow, I made it on one of those machines that is really just for seams, and it went well.

So...advice on how to post pics?
MamaRN is offline  
#12 of 45 Old 01-07-2006, 03:39 PM - Thread Starter
 
spero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: the back of beyond
Posts: 9,488
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Upload the photo(s) to an album you create in your photobucket account, then follow instructions to "share online" (I have a shutterfly acct but I think generally photobucket works along the same lines) - email the link to yourself and then copy it & paste it into a post here.

Every baptized Christian is, or should be, someone with an actual (disturbing) experience, ... a close encounter, with God; someone who, as a result, becomes a disturbing presence to others. - Fr. Anthony J. Gittins, A Presence That Disturbs
spero is offline  
#13 of 45 Old 01-08-2006, 06:34 PM
 
saritasmile's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Spokane, Washington
Posts: 780
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by skellbelle
Just wanted to let the mamas who PMd me know - I'm sending you the pattern, it will go in the mail today. Sorry I'm late getting back to you, I've been really busy and under the weather for a couple of weeks.

no worries mama!
saritasmile is offline  
#14 of 45 Old 01-08-2006, 08:48 PM
 
bowersheather's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Blenheim, New Zealand
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Coule you send me the dress pattern as well? I went to one of the sites that someone else had suggested but I couldn't find the pattern- only pictures of the dresses. I promise I will make them and send you a photo. Thanks!
bowersheather is offline  
#15 of 45 Old 01-13-2006, 12:07 AM
ETN
 
ETN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I, too, would love to have the instructions for the pillowcase dress. Thank you so much.
ETN is offline  
#16 of 45 Old 01-13-2006, 05:35 PM
 
alance's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hi-

I was wondering if I could get a copy of the pillowcase dress pattern.

Thank you-

A Lance
alance is offline  
#17 of 45 Old 01-14-2006, 08:46 PM
 
Ms.Doula's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: schooling, loving, crafting, SEWING
Posts: 6,017
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
WOW Skell!!! Your Pillowcase dress pattern has prompted quite a few Newbie members to come out of hiding.

I wanna see it!! If it will work for a 3T size, Id love a copy!!

And you should Know my address!! :
Ms.Doula is offline  
#18 of 45 Old 01-14-2006, 09:49 PM - Thread Starter
 
spero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: the back of beyond
Posts: 9,488
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ms.Doula
I wanna see it!! If it will work for a 3T size, Id love a copy!!

And you should Know my address!! :
You got it, darlin'.

If your girl will fit into a pillowcase, I imagine it'll work - if not, you could probably use a king-size, and/or modify with side panels. A pillowcase is just a rectangle, so it'd be easy to add a coordinating strip to each side seam.

Every baptized Christian is, or should be, someone with an actual (disturbing) experience, ... a close encounter, with God; someone who, as a result, becomes a disturbing presence to others. - Fr. Anthony J. Gittins, A Presence That Disturbs
spero is offline  
#19 of 45 Old 01-14-2006, 09:50 PM - Thread Starter
 
spero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: the back of beyond
Posts: 9,488
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Mamas, if you'd like a copy of the pattern you need to PM me your address - it's an old paper copy from a mag so it won't scan very well into an e-mail.

Every baptized Christian is, or should be, someone with an actual (disturbing) experience, ... a close encounter, with God; someone who, as a result, becomes a disturbing presence to others. - Fr. Anthony J. Gittins, A Presence That Disturbs
spero is offline  
#20 of 45 Old 01-14-2006, 09:53 PM - Thread Starter
 
spero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: the back of beyond
Posts: 9,488
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ms.Doula
WOW Skell!!! Your Pillowcase dress pattern has prompted quite a few Newbie members to come out of hiding.
Gee, that is weird.

Every baptized Christian is, or should be, someone with an actual (disturbing) experience, ... a close encounter, with God; someone who, as a result, becomes a disturbing presence to others. - Fr. Anthony J. Gittins, A Presence That Disturbs
spero is offline  
#21 of 45 Old 02-15-2006, 11:22 PM
 
ZeldasMom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: New York
Posts: 3,371
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hey skellbelle--I am one of the mamas you sent the pattern to. I have not made any dresses yet (my DD is 5mo now and I don't think she was born when you sent the pattern), but I have been collecting pillow cases. My fav so far is pink toile. I am totally not a toile person in regular life, but this one just called out to me. It has a stain so I am thinking I will tea dye it. I will send you a pic when I finally make it!
ZeldasMom is offline  
#22 of 45 Old 02-21-2006, 06:01 PM
 
witchbaby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: denvah
Posts: 2,458
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
i'd love to snag a copy! k is starting to show the smallest inkling of wanting to potty learn and we're hoping it's full force by spring/summer. we think dresses will make this easier!
witchbaby is offline  
#23 of 45 Old 04-29-2006, 10:36 PM
 
heiki's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hello,

I would like a copy. I can make it into a PDF for everyone and send it back to you!
LET me know.
Heidi
heiki is offline  
#24 of 45 Old 04-29-2006, 10:37 PM
 
Ms.Doula's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: schooling, loving, crafting, SEWING
Posts: 6,017
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Ohhhh that would be cool!!!

And BTW- Welcome to MDC!
Ms.Doula is offline  
#25 of 45 Old 04-30-2006, 12:56 AM
 
Tummy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: In her daddys eyes
Posts: 3,413
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
*ahem*
I am still awating the arival of my pattern
Tummy is offline  
#26 of 45 Old 04-30-2006, 10:37 AM
 
ktlady's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Southwest desert
Posts: 399
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I would love a copy of the pattern too...

Thanks...
ktlady is offline  
#27 of 45 Old 04-30-2006, 10:23 PM
 
mystic~mama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: pacific northwest
Posts: 2,778
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
i'd love the pattern, those pics were so cute!

dust.gif
mystic~mama is offline  
#28 of 45 Old 05-01-2006, 09:24 PM
 
kellykins's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 948
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
me tooo me too!

any news on the PDF?

Kelly, mama to DD energy.gif : (3-30-06) and DS bouncy.gif 7/28/09) ....and gummi, due 3-30-13! (large sch....praying.gif)

kellykins is offline  
#29 of 45 Old 05-01-2006, 10:22 PM
 
bowersheather's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Blenheim, New Zealand
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I am still awaiting my copy, too, but can understand how nobody would want to post to New Zealand!!! A PDF version would be fantastic. Please put me on the list!!
bowersheather is offline  
#30 of 45 Old 05-08-2006, 04:03 PM
 
Kim22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: southeastern WI
Posts: 746
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ms.Doula
WOW Skell!!! Your Pillowcase dress pattern has prompted quite a few Newbie members to come out of hiding.
I think it's because if you google "make a pillowcase dress" this thread comes up on the first page of results. People must be joining MDC just for this thread!
Kim22 is offline  
Reply

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off