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Monday, June 15, 2015

Vintage Inspired Dress

The tiny polka dots on this frumpy skirt and the delicate lace of this too-large shirt were just destined to be together, don't you agree?

Vintage Inspired Dress - BeforeVintage Inspired Dress - Before

So I took in the sides of the top and cut off the bottom half. Then I cut off the top of the skirt and joined the two together. A little wide elastic to bring in the waist, and I was all done!

Vintage Inspired Dress - After

For the full process and lots more photos, check out CarissaKnits!

Vintage Inspired Dress - Before & After

4 comments:

whatthesew said...

I really like what you've done with these 2 items. The skirt in particular looked unpromising in the before picture.

Refashion said...

What a pretty dress. A great job :)

Debbie EOD

Jean said...

Lovely, looks like they were made that way originally.

Amy Jo said...

Gorgeous Combo!!!!!! I love it.