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Why Throw away socks, when you can do so much with them!!! This is my outfit for a long awaited night out!!
Myself and my partner were clearing out our sock draws and i suddenly thought, what a waste, throwing all this material away!!! So i thought thet a dress would be a good option for using our old socks!!!

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  • Step 1

    Choose an old bra or bikini top and Select a variaty of old or new Socks (make sure they have been washed!) A selection of long and short socks is good

  • Step 2

    Cut the feet off of the socks, then cut up the back of the sock. You should have a flat peice of material.

  • How to make a recycled dress. Dress Made From Socks! - Step 3
    Step 3

    Lay the required amount of socks down to make the length (in which ever order looks best!!)Pin them together Repeat this step until you have enough lengths to go round your body. Sew these bits together

  • Step 4

    Lay the Lengths or material down and pin them together at the side to make a large peice of material. Sew these bits together

  • How to make a recycled dress. Dress Made From Socks! - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pin the material to the bra, shape it to the desired style as you pin. You may need to use seperate sock material to mould around the breast

  • Step 6

    Sew the material to the bra/ old bikini top. Hand sewing may be best for this!

  • How to make a recycled dress. Dress Made From Socks! - Step 7
    Step 7

    Add any additional decoration you wish, as much or as little! Then

    Ta daaa!!! Your done!!!!!!

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madd::sunshine · Yuma, Arizona, US · 31 projects
Genius! Definately going to make my own. =)
stacey.anne.Q · Cortland, New York, US · 1 project
Soooo Awesome, and I love your choice of socks for this!
Penny F.
Penny F. · North Bay, Ontario, CA · 19 projects
Looks like I am going through my socks and putting aside any mismatched colourful socks! I want to try this out! Happy
Rebecca A.
Rebecca A. · 2 projects
I wore it out on Thursday night(with skinny jeans underneath as it was chilly!!), i have to say it was so comfy, sock are the way forward!!!x
mommaviv · Vancouver, Washington, US · 8 projects
I think this is brilliant!
Goreific · Indianapolis, Indiana, US · 5 projects
High five!!
Kenisha F.
Kenisha F. · San Diego, California, US · 3 projects
Neat idea . I was going use my extra socks to make a scarf but I think am reconsidering.
Claire J
Claire J · Prestatyn, Wales, GB · 97 projects
Wow, i've literally just finished sorting my sock drawer out, and found LOADS of odd socks!! May have to try this,as yours is ace!! My socks are generally bright and random too, so should be good!! Happy
michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA · 1258 projects
epic win
Rebecca A.
Rebecca A. · 2 projects
Cheers guys!! It is handy that both myself and my partner have colourful socks!! The beauty of socks that have holes in, is that you dont use the feet!!!
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