LBD in Silk (Upcycle)

Added Aug 16, 2013

by b-ella

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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Description

When I bought this dress at the thrift store, it was a t-shirt dress, in this amazing black silk, but was several sizes too big for me and down to my ankles. I turned it into a tank dress, shortened it, and made a tie for the waist. I think I made the straps a bit too wide, so they have a tendency to slip a bit, which is annoying. Ultimately, I don’t love the dress. My hem (especially along the bottom of the dress) isn’t smooth. But it’s really light, and great for warm weather.

Material Notes

Silk

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Evening Wear
Material
Silk

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    Aug 17, 2013, 07.52 AMby sallybrown

    I love this dress ! Great job !

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    Aug 16, 2013, 08.53 PMby WillowWickedRad

    I DO love it. I would have done the same thing! I have an orange leopard print silk dress I made from a XL slip from Victorias Secret. You can get some grea fabric that way.

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