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Classy Girl Dress

Added Aug 23, 2008

by lunatepetal

Portland, United...






It worked!
I had this girly shirt blouse for over 10 years, and I loved it. But never really worn it because it was too short. So decided to give it a new life!

I cut off the shirt below the chest and connected it with the skirt(I used Burdastyle-Danielle pattern for the skirt part.) Changed the cheesy clear buttons to classy black ones. And, added ribbon onto the empire weist.

Thanks to the pleats, my pregnant belly still fits :)!

I am really happy with how it transformed!

Material Notes

old shirt, cotton, button, ribbon




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    Aug 5, 2010, 08.58 PMby peaches2218


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    May 30, 2010, 08.41 AMby angelavengerl

    Ingenious idea. This method could be very useful to use all kinds of shirts and tops.

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    Jan 7, 2010, 11.48 AMby anaalves

    just love your dress! Very clever of you to re-use an old piece of clothing. You look fantastic wearing it.

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    Jan 26, 2009, 09.59 AMby lkeogan

    Love it :]

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    Dec 28, 2008, 04.03 PMby rizum

    This is really cute.

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    Oct 29, 2008, 09.25 AMby kess

    this is BEAUTIFUL! i just love it! if it’ ok with you, i’m totally going to steal your idea and make one for myself! lovely!

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    Sep 9, 2008, 02.47 AMby anajan

    You look so sweet in it! I like the transformation :)

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    Aug 28, 2008, 04.42 PMby lunatepetal

    Thank you everyone for the compliments :)

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    Aug 26, 2008, 06.51 AMby mirela

    Waw~ What a great idea! I love the classic style!

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    Aug 24, 2008, 09.28 AMby borzoi


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    Aug 24, 2008, 06.59 AMby jd98

    great recycling! it’s very classy

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    Aug 24, 2008, 03.54 AMby jen0709

    I love the idea behind the dress and it looks fantastic! Definately inspiring! Good luck with your pregnancy :) xoxox

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    Aug 24, 2008, 12.20 AMby fashion1

    great transformation! your dress is lovely!

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    Aug 23, 2008, 05.05 PMby corduroysarcasm

    i really like this dress and i’m going to steal the idea…it’s great!!!

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    Aug 23, 2008, 03.12 PMby dianacirne

    Very nice transformation! Great job!

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    Aug 23, 2008, 03.05 PMby polychromatin

    Very chic!

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    Aug 23, 2008, 01.27 PMby whitneyphippen

    This dress looks great! Nice job. xo

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