Day 287: Hibiscus Dress 1
Dress Refashions,  Refashions,  The 366 Day Refashion Project

Day 287: Hibiscus Dress

Day 288: Off The Grid Dress
Day 286: A No-Sew Tiered Dress to Maxi Skirt Refashion

Okay, you guys!  Pay attention, because what you’re about to see is my personal FAVORITE refashion to date!  🙂  🙂  🙂  🙂  🙂

It all began with this $1 skirt.

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Innocuous enough, right?

You’ve seen a lot of skirt to dress refashes on this blog, but not quite like this.  🙂  I put the skirt on my dress form like so:

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Pinning a sleeve!

Then I sewed a line where I pinned out my future sleeve!

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Whirrrr!!!!

Then I sewed another line next to the first one!

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Whirrrrr #2!!!!

I made a cut between the two lines, like so:

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Do you see where this is going???? 🙂

I tightened up the non-sleeve side to make my new dress more fitted.

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Just an inch or so!

I cut off the excess fabric, and now I have this ah-maz-ing new frock!!!  🙂 🙂 🙂

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Voila!!!
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I have a huge crush on this one, folks! 🙂

I wore my fabu new dress to spend some quality/quantity time with a delightful friend from out of town who sneakily snapped the following pic.  🙂

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Feeling shy about the impromptu photo shoot. 🙂

Cheers!

 

 

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