Day 214:  A Lilly Pulitzer-Inspired Dyed Dress Refashion 1
Dress Refashions,  Dye Refashions,  Refashions

Day 214: A Lilly Pulitzer-Inspired Dyed Dress Refashion

Day 215: Blue Skies Dress
Day 213: D'oh! Dress

When I saw this $1 frock, I really fell for the huge but soft floral print.  🙂

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Isn't it pretty? 🙂

This dress is as dated as all get out, but if you’ve been reading this blog for any time at all, you know that’s no big deal.  I was about to start making my snips when I saw a bunch of these guys.  🙁

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Rust Stains! 🙁

I counted five stains all over the dress.  As much as I hated to do it, this dress was going to have to change its colors!

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Soon this dress will be in the pink! 🙂

As I prepped the dye bath, I noticed that I had used the last of my big salt containers on my last dye job.  Undaunted, I raided the shakers and grinders!

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In ya go!
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Say "When"! 🙂

The fuchsia dye looked lovely in my machine.  🙂

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Such a beautiful hue! 🙂

When my dress was done with its bath, those rust stains were no longer visible.  Phew!  🙂

Now it’s time to tackle that really awkward length.

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Chop!

In went some pins…

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Pins!

…and a brand new hem!

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Whirrrrrrrr!

I originally planned on shortening those sleeves, but today was just a wee bit too chilly for that.  I rolled them up past my elbows, and was good to go!

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I think I'm warming up to Pink! 🙂

I’ve never been much of a pink fan, but I think some of you guys might be right…it does seem to be a nice color for my hair color and skin tone. 🙂

My new dress is frightfully similar to this Lilly Pulitzer number that sells for $105.

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That'll be $105...Suckers!

Of course mine cost one teensy dollar and half a packet of dye.  😉

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Think Pink!

Cheers!

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