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How To Recycle a Bridesmaid Dress

Watch more Wedding Survival Guide videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to recycle a bridesmaid dress with these creative ideas. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Take apart your dress and use the fabric by sewing the material into throw pillows, chair covers, or a runner. Tip Simple pillow patterns are available online. Step 2: Sell the dress at a consignment shop, online, or at a garage sale. Step 3: Donate your dress to a high school's prom dress charity. Other charities and local thrift shops also accept special occasion dresses. Tip Check online to find local dress donation drives. Step 4: Shorten it to a cocktail dress or alter it into a blouse or simple skirt. If these projects are beyond your skill, hire a seamstress to do the alterations. Step 5: Lend the dress to a younger sibling or relative for a school dance. Step 6: Wear an old bridesmaid dress as part of a Halloween costume. Be a proper Southern belle or rip the dress and go as a prom queen zombie. Did You Know? Did you know? Historically, bridesmaids protected the bride against evil spirits by wearing similar clothing to confuse them.
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