Saturday, August 11, 2018

Evening Dress Refash

Our 6 year wedding anniversary was on the 13th of July and the hubby was taking me to a very nice steak restaurant. Being tired of all the nice dresses I already own, I wanted to make something special for the occasion!

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I was lucky enough that when our roomie was living with us she gave me this beautiful dress. I love the black lace with teal!

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Speaking of our roomie, she even put this top into my refash pile....I am so lucky!

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I took off the lace top from the bottom of the shirt.

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I pinned the lace top onto the top of the dress. Then stitched it together, making sure both pieces were insideout.

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Being only 5'2" this dress was a little long, even while wearing heels. I tucked up the bottom of the hem up to the bottom of the lace on the bottom of the dress. I used a decorative stitch for this just to add some detail.
Let me tell you, using a decorative stitch vs. a straight stitch took such a LONG time!




We ended up having such a nice dinner to celebrate our anniversary. I also got complements on my beautiful new dress!

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Happy Refashioning!!!

Check out my stash of refashions on my blog!

3 comments:

Valerie said...

Beautiful dress!

alyrocco said...

Love this! The lace on top makes the dress look so classy.

Chickie Walsh said...

Wow, I love the new top, it really made the dress more modern. It looked great on you as well. I sympathize with the height issue. I am 5", long dresses are always a problem.
Chickie