• Day 331:  Herbie Tunic 1
    Dress Refashions,  The 366 Day Refashion Project

    Day 331: Herbie Tunic

    Today’s dress has loads of potential for coolness.  đŸ™‚ Coolness would be really appreciated today, as temps have climbed into the 90’s.  Now, the heat isn’t such a terrible thing as there are such things as Air Conditioning and Cold Beer…unless you’re stuck in an empty restaurant parking lot with a dead car battery for a couple of hours.  :/  By the time I got home, I only had a few minutes to do today’s refashion and still get to…

  • Keepin' it Teal 2
    Refashions,  Shirt Refashions,  Year 1: The Beginning

    Keepin’ it Teal

    The first thing to grab my attention with this weird jacket-y piece was the color.  I adore teal.  Also, the fabric was super-light and silky.  Perrrrrrfect to make a casual Tuesday top.      So what if it looked like a graduation gown?      Not to worry.  I was going to transform this hideous beshoulderpadded monstrosity into a cute tunic top.    First off…these guys had to go.      Next, I needed to close up the front.   It was apparently intended to be…

  • Tunic or not Tunic? 3
    Dress to Top Refashions,  Refashions,  Shirt Refashions,  Year 1: The Beginning

    Tunic or not Tunic?

      Whoa.  Just Whoa.  What was I thinking when I purchased this scary dress for fifty cents at Goodwill?  I understand your concern.  There isn’t a lot of good in this dress, but there’s a lot of tacky and just plain bad in it.  However, I’m a sucker for teal, and I actually like the print, just not in such a large, bulky quantity.  Call me crazy, but I saw potential.  First off, several things had to go.  That big,…