• Day 321:  Here Comes the Rain Dress 1
    Dress Refashions,  Refashions,  The 366 Day Refashion Project

    Day 321: Here Comes the Rain Dress

    The thing I really like about the completely blah and shapeless polyester dresses I find for $1 at thrift stores… …is what wonderful blank slates they are!  You can really do just about anything with them!  🙂 I decided to go for a quick, but dramatic no-sew refashion for this one! First, I trimmed off that bottom hem to make my sash. Then, I folded the dress in half and made a big asymmetrical cut! Those sleeves needed a bit…

  • Day 14:  A Royal Jacket/Cape 2
    Dress Refashions

    Day 14: A Royal Jacket/Cape

    For tonight, I picked out a dress that looked like something my 3rd Grade teacher would have worn (Ms. C., you were not known for your sweet sense of style). I began with removing those frikkin’ shoulder pads.  I haven’t had to deal with any of those in a while, but they still give me the heebie jeebies! Next I chopped the dress into two easy pieces. Don’t worry about the skirt, I’m not about to toss it out!  It’s…