There Once Was A Dress...

It had lovely fabric, but the fit was a mess. It was bunchy in back and made me feel strange. But I loved the fabric too much to estrange. So I...

I took out the zipper:
Cut off the top:
Hemmed a tube around the waist and fed elastic through:And then my dress was a skirt:Now I love it again. (and I couldn't find good light anywhere but in the tub...so there you go.)
Do you have a dress you love and hate?

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  1. I think I have more than one. Unfortunately my new (to me) sewing machine is coming in August - that is only unfortunately because I will be going to full time teaching at the end of August - so there will be no converting to skirts until then. I LOVE the pictures in this post! -S

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  2. i love your little feet on the pic :).

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  3. I love the skirt! What a great inspiration! Jen and Sara both said I should check out your blog since we have a lot in common! I'm knew to the sewing world and need a little help! Plus I love crafts, eatting local and cooking! Can't wait to read more!

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  4. Love your pics and the new skirt! Since I've begun my "adventures in sewing" I've made three skirts, and I only like to wear one of 'em. Argh!

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