Friday, June 26, 2020

The Hot Sauce Dress

Hello Refashion Co-op. How are you? Arr you awesome today? If so then I have the perfect sundress for you!

I cut this big men's t-shirt into 2 rectangular shapes. I didn't want the shoulders or sleeves.

I made a casing at the top of my tube dress and put elastic through it. I also used some the extra shirt material to make straps.

I was ready for some fun in the sun.
Thanks for reading along, for more pictures and details go to I Can Work With That


g.satansbraten said...

Despite your admirable effort and the fun of the pun I have to admit: in cases of "gifts of THIS dominance" I tend to gladly not accept them in the first place; no matter how fond I might actually be of the product I am meant to "run unpaid advertisement" for !
ONLY exception: the material and/or colour fits into my wardrobe scheme and I'm able to get something out of the rest of the none placarded bits.
.... or the material is at least useful as cleaning rag.
Means: the moment an advertisement on a clothing item is bigger than my hand I tend to ask the well meaning 'gift givers' approx. the following " ... what are you paying me to run around...."
To be honest: I consider advertisement THIS style as serious environmentally unfriendly.

Please feel free to delete my comment; I know I might not be 'reliable average opinion' in cases the like and I hope my honesty (still ?) won't break the friendship.
Thanks in advance for whatever your decision!

Unknown said...

Normally I'd agree, but this is not advertising - it's a meme. 'Awesomesauce' is internet slang for 'particularly awesome', and Impact font at the bottom gives away that this is almost certainly facetious and not about anyone trying to sell actual sauce.

g.satansbraten said...

@ friendly Unknown:

Thanks for very friendly polite explanation of insider language knowledge to an outsider/learner of this none mother tongue language.
O.k., I didn't exploit/enlarge the pictures to be able to check on the full details on the actual sauce bottle.
Further, "The Slogan" on it's own made me indeed think the same as you're explaining and hence I really think Mrs. Chickie being what the slogan says by daring to take it on :-D
Yet: toooo 'big' for me; thanks! And I still think, even advertising should be a tad more considerate to the item(s) it - aehem - "adds value" to; it simply doesn't work for everybody despite being well meant.

And don't worry: it's (imho!) a matter of product producer and advertisement producer ONLY anyway!
I'm just 'third party' and usually wriggle my way out as nicely as possible to receive gifts the like.
Remember: usually when I 'qualify' for a gift the like I AM very likely customer. Means: I'm getting this anyway only AFTER I signed in for a sale - right ?
Being/turning "customer" means: I AM already convinced of the product otherwise I wouldn't buy it; I'm just not interested in an advertising job for the product ;-) :-D !

Talking of "customer": I consider the nowadays oooh so fashionable "question form" after doing (or just doing average elementar shopping ^^!) aaaany deal, complaint, assisting recommendation, quite a bit of a nuisance as well. As a friend of mine once approx. said " Don't worry dear business partner YOU would be the really 'very' first to know if I wasn't happy with whatever whilst dealing with you/your staff "
I just seriously hope a "no news is good news" is the rating result if I'm not answering those too many nuisance enquiries.

I Can Work With That said...

Thanks for the comments! This was a really large graphic. I thought it made the shirt/dress fun and on the edge of being too much. But for a fun casual look it made me smile. I can understand thinking it looks like an advertisement. It is a bit of and ad but with a wink and a smile sort of fun ad.
No offense taken at all,
I love hearing different opinions.
Happy sewing to all!