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Britta Trygstad of Moorhead made this pillowcase dress for her daughter, Edie, last week. She says it took her about an hour to make it. Photo by Britta Trygstad / Special to The Forum

Sweet-dream dresses: Pillowcases find new life as garments for girls

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FARGO - A simple summer dress has become a favorite project among young crafters, frequently featured on hip crafting blogs. The girls' frock has also spurred ministries to form across the country.

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And it all starts with a pillowcase.

Pillowcase dresses are made by trimming the top off a pillowcase, cutting out arm holes, gathering a neckline and using bias tape to finish the armhole edges and create shoulder straps.

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