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Dress Refashions

Day 146: Fixing a Fail Skirt

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Woo hoo!  My interwebs are back and ready for action!  🙂  Sorry for the delay on this post, guys.

The story of today’s piece is a little complicated.  This is one of my first refashions, and I think we can all agree that it was a fail.  :/  You’re looking at a rather pathetic attempt at a T-shirt frankendress.

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I look like an overgrown toddler. 🙁

Sadly, I don’t have any pics of the original dress.  It was yet another old-ladyish numba.  I bought it after falling in love with the subtle leopard print (hard to see in photos) with all these people hanging out on it.  🙂

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Well hello there!
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How's it goin?

I decided to scrap the dress idea altogether and just make this a nice, simple skirt.  🙂

First, I lopped off the top.

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Chop!

Next, I made a casing at the top of the skirt.

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Pin!
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Whirrrrrr!

Next, I threaded elastic into its new casing.

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...with the help of my handy safety pin!

Now I have a cute skirt that looks muuuuch better than that original atrocity!  🙂

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No longer looking like a sad 3-year-old!
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When Turkeys Attack!
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Keepin' Cozy! 🙂

Cheers!

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