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Happy St. Pat’s!

Cloudy Easter Caftan Refashion
1990s Merp to 1960s Mod Dress Refashion

When I purchased this verrrrrry short frock, my good pal Erin raised an eyebrow and said, “I think that’s meant for a small child”. I could help but think it would be just perfect for St. Patrick’s Day.

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It IS easy being green!

There was absolutely NO WAY I could wear this without those jeggings (thrifted from the $1 a pound Goodwill!). Other than the shortness, my new frock fit perfectly!

Just call me Sylvia.
Just call me Sylvia.

My new dress had a great time with friends!

Cheers!
Cheers!
A lovely sunny day!
A lovely sunny day!
Susan seems skeptical...
Susan seems skeptical…

I hope you all had a fabulous St. Pat’s as well!

Cloudy Easter Caftan Refashion
1990s Merp to 1960s Mod Dress Refashion

22 thoughts on “Happy St. Pat’s!”

  1. Looks absolutely gorgeous. True, a little short, but with those jeggings they look fabulous. Has a soothing effect on the eyes and goes perfectly with the St. Patrick’s. It’s probably been a great choice for you to go green with.

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  2. Hi there! Just found your blog and subscribed. You have inspired me to try some refashioning! I have numerous thrift garments in my closet I can start with, none of which ever looked very good to begin with. But now? I’m going to give them a try. Nothing ventured nothing gained, since I don’t wear them anyway. Thank you x 3 !

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  3. I love your blog. Recently, I’ve been living vicariously through you because I haven’t had time to sew/refashion. No judgement here on how often you can or cannot post. I’m just happy to read what you post, when you can post! Kudos on your seemingly limitless imagination.

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  4. Fits you like a glove! Keep on with the leggings, and wear the dress while you can, you have youth and great legs on your side! πŸ™‚ Jillian

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  5. Very nice! You must have been glad to get something that didn’t require altering! Could be saved for next St Patrick’s Day too!

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  6. So how many people assumed your name was Sylvia? (I love that you kept the stitching on…I would have, too, for a conversation starter, if nothing else.).

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  7. I believe the dress is an Irish dancing costume (Riverdance etc). They are often seen here in the UK and Ireland. Looks good on you though – an advantage of being tiny. Smile. X

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