Added Oct 6, 2013
My mother-in-law, which is a very nice person, gave me an old dress of hers to do whatever I wanted with it. So I made my first try in up cycling, and I’m really happy with the result!
I removed the sleeves, fitted the dress with darts, added the collar, and kept the buttons at the back.
There is more information on my blog: Marie in the cave
A vintage cotton dress from ca. 1972
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