A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 307,887
Currently Running With Scissors:
358 Guests and 1 User
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Frumpy dress refashion  (Read 3511 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: August 17, 2009 12:28:28 PM »

I found this brown velvet dress at a thrift store for $1, and turned it into something pretty! I cut off the collar and made it into a ruffle, then sewed it on the back after altering the neckline a little. Then I also altered the back (where the original neckline was) to make a deep V.  I can't wait until fall so I can wear it!



Back view

« Last Edit: August 19, 2009 09:28:43 PM by DisneyP » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

May the Ghost Squid be with you.
Offline Offline

Posts: 11812
Joined: 06-Jan-2008

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2009 12:54:05 PM »

Very nice!  I like the ruffle and low back - very stylish!


"We can have anything we want, because we can make it." - RovingAnarchist

Split Stitch
Offline Offline

Posts: 108
Joined: 27-Jul-2009

Rigor Mortis gets you STIFF!

View Profile
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2009 01:42:24 PM »

This is VERY cute! A girl after my own heart Tongue! In spring I always make things for summer.. in summer always things for fall.. Then I get overly excited for the next season! ha ha :]!

Liberty is Tyranny.
Its always a long story
Offline Offline

Posts: 146
Joined: 24-May-2009

View Profile
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2009 10:20:56 AM »

Very nice!  I like the ruffle and low back - very stylish!

I totally agree! I love how you took out the button part, it looks like some designer dress now!

Never underestimate the power of suggestion.

I am interested in personal swaps for fabric and quilting squares. PM me if you're interested!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Inspiration Everywhere
Tute Tuesday: Happy Little Tooth
Life is a Fairy Tale

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.