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LittleLaura
« on: January 09, 2011 05:12:21 PM »

Hi everybody!

A few months ago I found this dress at a thrift store.  It sat in a box since then though because it never really fit properly and was really baggy on top.  I finally decided that what I really liked from the dress was the bottom so I chopped the thing in half and made a skirt!  All I did was make a casing on the top and thread a strip of elastic through.  Easy-peasy  Smiley

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I can never resist a twirly skirt  Grin
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« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2011 10:21:57 AM »

Great simple recon! Looks wonderful on you and I love the color!
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poo-doll
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2011 05:20:34 AM »

LOVE this too!   I can't resist a twirly skirt, and the finished length is so much more flattering on you!

Great Job! Cheesy
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WhimsySister
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2011 08:11:09 PM »

Perfect! It is much more versatile this way.

Did you make a top out of the rest? Looks like it would make a nice camisole.
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