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Topic: Twee rose print dress into racy racerback!  (Read 3663 times)
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hejin
« on: February 23, 2008 02:55:27 AM »

I had this twee rose print dress from when I was twelve years old. Amazingly, I can still fit into it.

I saw that it had a lot of potential, so I decided to do get cracking on how to jazz it up.

The armholes and chest area were straining. Ah, it feels good to be more of a woman!

So this is the end result!

A halter neckline...


A racerback...


Close up of the racerback.

And I can wear it now! Cheesy
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EstherR
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2008 03:54:54 AM »

Very nice adaption, I think it looks great now.
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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2008 06:55:21 AM »

Very cute.  That's one heck of a side slit in the first pic!  Did you keep it?
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2008 07:27:42 AM »

What an amazing transformation! It's all growed up now! Seriously, though I love what you did with the neckline. I've never attempted a collar. Great JOB!!!
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2008 03:59:16 PM »

Great idea.  I can't believe it still fits you--please tell me you're only 13!
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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2008 05:36:42 PM »

That is so cute! The alteration looks great too. Good job!
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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2008 05:52:09 PM »

it looks SOOOOOO much better.
it's really cute Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2008 06:09:01 PM »

What an amazing transformation! It's all growed up now! Seriously, though I love what you did with the neckline. I've never attempted a collar. Great JOB!!!

And looking at it again, I realized that it already HAD a collar. UG! That's the second post I've done that to today! Well, the racerback really brings out the collar and really makes the entire thing look fantastic! Regardless of what mess I'm seeing!
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« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2008 11:25:10 PM »

looks great! Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2008 02:03:04 AM »

radiationbaby: Of course I did! That slit would have been tame on an a twelve year old...

becgordo: But not so tame on a seventeen year old! Wink

shizen: Heh, thanks! Cheesy

And thanks to everyone for the nice comments!
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