Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Bedtime Wear or Daytime Wear? Refash

I picked up this dress at the thrift store because of it's cozy cotton fabric. I thought if this was shortened it would be a nice dress to wear while running errands and such.
Once I got the dress home I began to wonder if in fact it was an actual dress or a nightgown. Since I found it on the dress rack, I'm going to say its a dress.dscn0999
I began by sewing black hem tape onto the edges of the sleeves to match the lace on the neckline.


Sleeve 1, done!

I removed the tag. (You'll soon see why this was important)dscn1042

I cut 3 slits in the back.

I added black hem tape to the raw edges. I also used the hem tape to gather the 2 middle sections together. This gave it a bow like appearance!
I cut off about 1/2 of the dress off in order to bring up the hem.
I even dressed up this dress a bit by wearing a thing black belt!!

The back!


 Happy Refashioning!!!

Check out my stash of refashions on my blog: http://therefashstash.wordpress.com


RePurposeFul said...

So cute! I love the back :)

Jenifer said...

Love the black tape embellishments!

Saga said...

If that was a nightgown it surely isnt anymore. Very pretty dress.

EOD - Saga

TheRefashStash said...

Thank you :)

Unknown said...

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Unknown said...

FROM SPAIN. now is more sexy. I hace no time to do such things, nut I like ir so mucho....

TheRefashStash said...

Thanks :)

TheRefashStash said...

Thank you very much!