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Saturday, December 12, 2015

Oversized Red Plaid Dress Refashion

This is the original dress I found.  It was ill-fitting everywhere, had a dropped waist, faux pockets, and baggy long sleeves. Can it be saved?!........ Of course it can.

Here's what I did:

1. Cut the sleeves and hemmed them to the shoulder.
2. Cut the bodice away from the skirt and tapered both to be smaller.
3. Reattached the skirt to the bodice at the natural waist.
4. Made a matching belt with the excess fabric from the sleeves. :)



Side by side

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Elizabeth Hill said...

Another great save! The dress is lovely!

- Elizabeth, EOD
aka The Hungry Octopus

Catherine1216 said...

I don't think I could have envisioned the save. It looks lovely on you - the after.

Ladygirl Vintage said...

Ha, thanks ladies!!