Friday, July 22, 2016

Going Tribal

When I saw its brightly colored tribal print on the racks at the thrift shop, I knew this maxi dress had to come home with me. Unfortunately, the torso was a bit too tight, and I wasn't keen on the peekaboo waistline or the side slits either. And of course, as I've mentioned before, I just never wear maxi dresses. But, having fallen madly in love with my last dress refashion, I immediately knew I wanted another one like it.

Tribal Dress Refashion - BeforeTribal Dress Refashion - Before

I mostly used the skirt to make my new dress, but also cut strips from the torso to create the arm and neckbands.

Tribal Dress Refashion - After

An elastic waistband gave it a little more shape, and now I've got another easy, breezy, comfy dress to make this summer heat somewhat more bearable.

Tribal Dress Refashion - AfterTribal Dress Refashion - After

As always, you can find more details and photos at CarissaKnits!

Tribal Dress Refashion - Before & After

5 comments:

jennifer elliott said...

As always you always kill it. I love the addition of the sleeves and the short length. But the best part for me is pairing with sneakers. Love it!

Jennifer, EOD

alyrocco said...

Your flawless neckline is impressive!! Well done! : )

Chickie Walsh said...

Cute print, I can see why you took it home and made it your own.

Gema Ensenat said...

Beautiful finish!!

Marisa Glied said...

Cute! Cute! Cute! Nice update!

-TheRefashStash