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17 DIY Party Dress Ideas

From Upcycled Food Clip Gowns to DIY Ribbon Strapped Dresses

— December 22, 2013 — Art & Design
With the holiday season in full swing, there's most likely an endless number of family gatherings and parties to attend, which is why these DIY party dress ideas are offering up some creative ways to stand out without having to spend a fortune.

Having to purchase new apparel pieces for every social gathering or event can be quite costly, which is why opting to create, customize or adjust a piece of clothing yourself is a fun alternative to buying them from the store. Offering some handy techniques and tutorials on how to make dresses or attach accents to gowns, these DIY party dress ideas will definitely provide some stylish outfit choices for any holiday gathering.

From sequin-encrusted maxi skirts to chic cut-out gowns, these DIY party dress ideas will help make getting ready for an event much easier.
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Studious Graduation Gowns
Studious Graduation Gowns
The Homework Prom Dress is Shockingly Chic
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Arts and Crafty Clothing
Arts and Crafty Clothing
Colour-In Dress is a DIY Dream
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Posh Picnic Fashions
Posh Picnic Fashions
This Gingham Tablecloth Dress by 'Melindamilkshake' is Seasonally Stylish
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Upcycled Food Clip Gowns
Upcycled Food Clip Gowns
This Aussie Bride Created Her Quirky Wedding Gown from 10,000 Bread Clips
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DIY Ribbon Strapped Dresses
DIY Ribbon Strapped Dresses
Add Colorful Ribbons to a Strapless Gown with This Simple DIY Activity
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Cotton Ball Dresses
Cotton Ball Dresses
The Bubble Dress by Zuzana Sisovska Looks Like a Cumulus Cloud
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Retro Party Dress DIYs
Retro Party Dress DIYs
The Leyendecker DIY is 20s-Inspired
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Incredible DIY Couture
Incredible DIY Couture
Maison Martin Margiela Artisanal Collection 2010 is a Fashionista's Dream
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DIY Dress Cut-Outs
DIY Dress Cut-Outs
Boat People Boutique's 'Ari's Quick Fix Tutorial Feature Knotted Slits
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Borrowed Ex-Boyfriend Couture
Borrowed Ex-Boyfriend Couture
The Ira Zvidrina Men's Shirt Dress Recycles Abandoned Apparel
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Fierce Adhesive Fashion
Fierce Adhesive Fashion
These Duct Tape Dresses Stick it to Simplistic Style
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Glamorously Gleaming Apparel
Glamorously Gleaming Apparel
The 'a pair & a spare' DIY Sequin Blazer Will Dress Up Any Outfit
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Mexican Shawl Skirts
Mexican Shawl Skirts
Say Goodbye to Black Minis with This 'a pair and spare' Bodycon Skirt
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Sequin-Encrusted Maxi Skirts
Sequin-Encrusted Maxi Skirts
Light Up Any Room in This 'a pair and a spare' DIY Fashion
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Duct Tape Prom Dresses
Duct Tape Prom Dresses
The Best Prom Outfits Are Made from Industrial Adhesive
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Pop Can Prom Dresses
Pop Can Prom Dresses
Maura Pozek Pops With Her Cantastic Gown Made Entirely of Recycled Soda Tabs
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Homemade High-Waisted Skirts
Homemade High-Waisted Skirts
This 'Rock Mosaic' Tutorial Will Save Cash and Fill Empty Closets
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