Repurposing the fabric from your bridesmaid dress is so much more eco-chic than giving it away or selling it on eBay! A typical bridesmaid dress can be used to create a baby blanket, a throw blanket, pillows, a sachet bag or picture frames.
"I know that this is unusual and everyone else I've asked has told me the answer is absolutely NOT, but I figured I would ask you: Is it OK to retract my earlier YES? Is it ok to say no to being a bridesmaid?"
For every whining bridesmaid, there's a stressed bride, unsure of how to dress friends who range from 5'2" and 200 pounds to 6'1" and 110. Luckily stores are paying attention and trying to make life a little easier.