How to take in and shorten a dress
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Day 332: Tunacity Dress: How to Take in & Shorten a Dress

Day 333: Wave of Mutilation Dress
Day 331: Herbie Tunic

I couldn’t help but note that there was something decidedly fishy about today’s piece.

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My wit is clearly floundering today, folks!  πŸ˜‰

I must admit, I love the print and the pale lavender hue of this dress!  Perhaps it’s the Pisces in me.   Hmmmnnn…

Anywho…this dress was going to need a bit of work before it was ready for an evening hanging out with friends!

I began by chopping off that bottom hem.  This will end up being (you guessed it) my sash.  πŸ™‚

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Filet o Fish!

Then I got to pinning!

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Nice & Fitted!

A good bit of sewing followed.

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Whirrrrr!

I cut off the extra fabric and chopped my new dress t0 make it short and sweet!

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Chopping the Fishies!

I hemmed the bottom edge, pressed the whole shebang, and now I have a fun dress for supping with friends!  πŸ™‚

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Supping with the Fishes! πŸ˜‰
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Chillin’ with Phillip! πŸ™‚
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Phillip looooves Max! πŸ™‚
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The charming hosts!
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Igor isn’t as licky as his brother! πŸ™‚

Cheers!  πŸ™‚

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