Thursday, October 06, 2016

Easy refashions: How to shorten a dress

By far the most popular refashionista requests I receive are for back to basics tutorials to help sustainable stylistas get started recreating their secondhand and vintage finds into unique (eco)fashions so I thought I’d start a funky new series devoted to the simple tips, tricks and tweaks that transform dowdy, ill-fitting garments into wardrobe favourites!

Thrift and charity shops (& the back of your Grandma’s closet) are chock full of fabulous dresses suffering from frumpy and just plain awkward lengths so let’s dive right in and fix them up with Easy refashions: How to shorten a dress!


Accidental Seamstress said...

This is my go-to! It's amazing how raising a stupid little hem makes such a big difference :)

jennifer elliott said...

I know, right? A hem and a few other tweaks here and there can completely transform a dress. Love all the refashioned dresses!

Jennifer EOD

Confessions of a Refashionista said...

Cheers gals! =O) I'm hoping that my new back to basics refashioning series will prove just how easy it is to step away from unethical fast fashion and (re)create groovy unique style from secondhand finds.