Tuesday, November 15, 2016

A Free Refashion!

A free refashion is just what I needed this week!  Not long ago, my church had a clothing swap.  We all brought clothes that, for various reasons, we didn't need anymore.  Then we all went through them and took home what we wanted.  It was so much fun!  It was quite funny because one lady and I went home with almost all of each others' clothes!  I did end up bringing home this dress as well.


I debated about what I should do with this beauty.  Ultimately, I decided to try a dress.  If that didn't work I could always cut it off and make a skirt.  I also knew that I wanted to turn it around backwards so the buttons were in the back.

The first things that needed to go were that collar and the sleeves! 

Then the pockets


After that I just took in the sides a couple inches, cut off about 8 inches and hemmed!  

This dress screams for layers!

Where am I looking here?  No idea.

Which of the 3 looks is your favorite?

Before and After

11 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, how cute!!! ❤️

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  2. Thank you so much for sharing. I love seeing the before and after pictures, along with your how to directions. Great inspiration!

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  3. love the dress so super cute the pattern is one that I adore and the color is often my choice as well
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  4. i saw this featured at a link party, and i have to say you're pretty amazing. i don't have this sort of vision. also, i LOVE your hair. i consider myself to be a short hair advocate, among other things, and love when i see someone rocking short style.
    b

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    1. Thank you so much! I'm a short hair lover!!!

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  5. What a dress transformation! You have a real talent! Especially love it with the boots and jacket.

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  6. Another brilliant refashion. I have a bag full of clothes waiting for a makeover, you are so inspiring with the simple ways you transform stuff. Thanks.

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  7. So clever. Your friend from Church is going to want that dress back.
    Thanks for sharing at Funtastic Friday!

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  8. My prefer one is the one with the belt. It came out amazing! Please share at
    http://www.fabifabu.com/2017/07/02/inspiration-galore-project-party-40/

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  9. Your a genius..........that dress went from frumpy to fabulous
    My fav is with the adorable sandal type heels. It looks cool and comfy.
    Can you tell it is hot where I live.........lol
    oh, and you look great in your new creation by the way.....

    Great job....
    Blessings,
    Nellie

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  10. I LOVE how you refashioned your dress and it looks so nice on you with the different looks for shoes and boots.

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