However, let’s face it, fabric isn’t always cheap. But what is great about knowing how to sew is that you can always take a cheap thrifted garment and use it to create something fresh and new.
Today’s refashion is a dress that I found at Goodwill. I was drawn to the fabric. I love stripes and blue is my favorite color but I also was drawn to the variety of stripes and colors in this particular dress.
Now this dress was huge and when I put it on I was drowning in stripes! But I knew I could try to turn it into something shorter and more fitted, so that is exactly what I set out to do and this is my final result. What do you think?
It would have been better if the skirt was a bit fuller for the pleats, but I think it still works. You could also do this as a gathered skirt option too.
So here is what I did if you want to see! Continue reading