Beauty & Style
Dressed to a tea! Kmart super fan shows off incredible dress made from tea towels
A Kmart lover has revealed her marvellous creation using 11 decorative tea towels.
Taking to a Kmart Facebook group, shopper Selika shared a video which showed how she transformed a popular cockatoo tea towel into a beautiful frock.
With the popular kitchen buys costs just $1.50 each, meaning Selika made the dress for just $16.50.
“No way I’m letting this beautiful print be just a tea towel,” Selika said in a post on the Kmart Home Decor & Hacks Australia group.
“When a $1.50 tea towel turned into a one-in-a-million dress. I’m calling it a tea towel dress!
“Made with 11 Kmart tea towels.”
Selika started unpicking the hems on all 11 tea towels.
The shopper then went on to line them up to make one large piece of fabric and sewed the pieces together.
Finally using a dress pattern, she was able to cut and sew the fabric into the one-off creation.
Kmart fans were blown away by Selika’s skills.
“So creative and such a stunning style of dress too!” said one.
Added wrote: “Love it, unbelievable!”
A third chimed in by writing: “Very clever and unique. Well done. I would probably need 87 tea towels to make a dress!”
The decorative tea towels have been used to make baby clothes, bags and even re-cover dining chairs and proves to be a popular item.
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