This Into That Dress

Added Apr 7, 2011

by tinybows

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I took an old tea length linen Banana Republic skirt and a tank I picked up on sale at Urban Outfitters and turned it into a dress. The skirt was absolutely hideous before. Seriously. But I loved the fabric so much! So, I hacked the skirt in two, and turned the upper portion into a cool high waistband with little peaks. I just attached the waistband to the skirt portion, and then the top to the skirt and now I have an amazing new dress for summer. I love how the skirt portion turned out!

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Beach, Casual, Classic, Mod, Vintage
Material
Cotton, Linen

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    Apr 30, 2011, 12.03 PMby linkemasche

    i like your dress!! is it stretchy in the middle? or did you add a zipper? sorry, I am now totally confused and cannot imagine how you wear it!?

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      Apr 30, 2011, 09.46 PMby tinybows

      I used an invisible zipper on the side.

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    Apr 22, 2011, 08.50 AMby Debbie x

    Wow that’s amazing! I’m only 13 but I wish I could do something like that! Can’t wait to see the next dress you make!

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      Apr 22, 2011, 02.34 PMby tinybows

      Thank you. All you really have to do is find some old clothes and grab your scissors/safety pins! <3

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    Apr 9, 2011, 07.27 PMby emilywirt

    I love the top detail of your skirt. The two together look really great together, too. Nice work!

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    Apr 8, 2011, 09.41 AMby baka-pepica

    Very cute!

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    Apr 8, 2011, 12.16 AMby Celeste Johnson

    Sooooo CUTE! The waistband is really pretty.

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    Apr 7, 2011, 08.56 PMby Denise Angela

    I love your cool dres!!

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    Apr 7, 2011, 06.55 PMby Priscilla Folley

    This looks great!! You don’t happen to have a “before” picture, do you?

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      Apr 7, 2011, 06.59 PMby tinybows

      Sadly, I accidentally deleted it on my camera! The comparison would be really interesting.

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