Thursday, February 05, 2015

The Groovy Gingham Coat Dress Save

Refashioning doesn’t always have to be creative & time consuming.

Sometimes the best results come from a simple fix or alteration…

I discovered that frumptastic bit of gingham in the men’s section of the charity shop - proving once again that you gotta look everywhere - and figured, missing buttons or not, with a shorten it would make a rather awesome little frock! (+ as it was only €1 I couldn’t really go wrong) 

and it also doubles as a funky coat:

Check out the quick transformation tutorial here.


mollie.dirig said...

Good save! What were they thinking making that a full length dress?!

Confessions of a Refashionista said...

Cheers Mollie =O) It was actually a strange looking men's (or possibly boy's) duster coat with weird 3/4 sleeves...a really "interesting" find perfect for refashioning ;O)

jennifer elliott said...

Fabulous! I love the print, and it looks great so much shorter!

Jennifer Elliott, EOD