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Sunday, November 01, 2015

All Dolled Up

The moment I saw this two-piece lacy, fringed number at last week's clothes swap, I knew exactly what it wanted to become - a 1920s flapper girl costume!

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I used the skirt as a base and create two more tiers of fringe from the body and sleeves of the shirt. I added a couple bust darts at the top and used the original shirt's lining to make a couple shoulder straps. Add in all the rhinestones and pearls I could find in my jewelry box and my thrifted inlaid-pearl t-strap heels, and I was all set to hand out candy to the kiddies!

Flapper Costume - After

You can read all about the conversion on CarissaKnits!

Flapper Costume - Before & After

6 comments:

Lovenicky said...

What an awesome transformation! Bravo!

therefashstash said...

That is an amazingly beautiful refashion!!! You make the best costumes!!

Bailey Mills said...

Awesome. It's much better as a flapper dress. :)

jennifer elliott said...

AMAZING!!! LOVE IT!!!

cfortin said...

Great costume Carissa.

Cindy
Upcycled Design Lab

vintagevogue said...

Great job! You have a weekly clothes swap? I'm jealous! How'd that get started?