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« on: July 09, 2014 04:35:12 PM »



I wore this sundress for my college graduation (4 years ago now, yikes!). I was really thrilled to find out it fits me again, but I was not thrilled with how short it was in back... so now it's a top!

Just a simple cut and hem situation. It tapers to be slightly lower in the back (mullet/hi-lo hem?). I made straps out of the leftovers to give it a fun retro pin-up girl kind of look.

Now I just need to find a boy to buy me an ice-cream soda down at the drugstore...



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« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2014 04:52:58 PM »

This is so cute!  GREAT redesign!
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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2014 06:21:24 PM »

Adorable! The fit is so perfect for you too.
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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2014 07:00:17 PM »

Ohhhh. not to knock the original design but I like it so much better like this.  You look adorable!
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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2014 07:43:18 PM »

The straps were a great addition! What a great top.
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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2014 10:13:26 PM »

It's so adorable!  What an awesome use for that dress.
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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2014 07:53:38 AM »

It's adorable and you look great in it!
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« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2014 05:09:57 PM »

Super awesome!!
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