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From Trash to Treasure - A Woman Turns Thousands of Candy Wrappers Into a Dress (neatorama.com / boredpanda)

May 17, 2017 by Britex Fabrics 0 comments

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Emily Seilhamer challenged herself when she decided to create a dress from Starburst wrappers. With the help of her family and friends, she has been saving Starburst wrappers for the last four years. After she had saved enough, she ironed them, folded them into links and made chains out of the candy wrappers. By using elastic thread, she was able to sew the links together as if she were sewing fabric. Emily is an avid upcycler and creates dresses from every day objects. In addition to the Starburst dress, she created a dress from wallpaper.


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