I was really excited about this $1 score. Don’t I look thrilled?
Teal is my absolute FAVORITE color! I also really liked those fabulous big brass buttons on the front!
Unfortunately, this frock was too big for me as-is, and I would have to do some pretty dramatic reshaping.
I’ve got this. 🙂
The sides had to be taken in a good bit, but I also had to be thoughtful about what shape I wanted my new dress to take.
I opted for a 60’s-ish mod styling instead of the more streamlined/fitted look I had also been contemplating.
I pinned my dress on my form, like I do. 🙂
Each side got stitched down…
Then, each side got serged!
I just needed to raise that hem and take those sleeves up a lil bit!
Look at my new dress now!
I LOVE how the shape of this turned out…fitted, flared, and fun! 🙂 It was exactly what I needed for a brunch outing at The Kraken with pals!
Erin thought it was pretty cute too!