Domestic helper makes dresses out of masks

Ms Gini Ika Jayanti (left) and her employer Ms Fieke Korporaal in dresses made out of disposable face masks. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
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SINGAPORE – Ms Gini Ika Jayanti, 38, recently made an outfit out of some 200 disposable face masks.

Over two days, the domestic helper from Surabaya, Indonesia, created the multicolour dress using a hot glue gun. The floor-length skirt comprises layers of pink, coral, lilac, green and blue, with an ombre effect. Wearing this “rainbow dress”, she recounts how she folded its puff sleeves into floral shapes before stapling them to the dress, which is cinched at the waist with a ribbon.

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