Wednesday, June 15, 2016

How to shorten a dress at the waist

When I discovered that vintage beauty I knew I just had to have it. Sure, it's an awkward length and has an annoying elastic waist BUT it’s a nearly perfect match for one of my fave 1980’s childhood frocks:

My new/old dress definitely needed a refashion so let’s take a peek at exactly what I did + how to (easily) shorten a dress from the waist to keep the original printed hemline:


Amy Jo said...

What a beautiful dress! Great job on making it fit your style!

jennifer elliott said...

I LOVE the refashioned dress! So cute and fun! Great job!

Jennifer, EOD