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Red and black refashion

Added Jul 7, 2013

by liliv-1

Athens, Greece






This is a refashion project, I made it from an old one shoulder black top. I cut the top under the bust and added a self drafted A-line red skirt. To cover the seam I added a seperated band which I handstiched to the dress secure it. I also cut the one shoulder and created two tunnels for the red straps to pass through. It was a very simple and fast project, it took only one hour to make (all these straps are not sewn, they are just cut and stretched to curl). For some mysterious reason I get many copliments when I wear it!

Material Notes

Old black top, red jersey




Garment Type

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    Jul 11, 2013, 05.15 PMby katya katya

    What can I say?… You look perfect! :)

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      Jul 11, 2013, 06.15 PMby liliv-1

      Oh, thank you:)

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    Jul 9, 2013, 06.32 PMby Kocotte

    very nice and I think that I have already told you that we have many things in common

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      Jul 9, 2013, 07.16 PMby liliv-1

      Thanks! I think that we have many things in common too:)

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    Jul 9, 2013, 09.39 AMby BeeZee

    What a clever idea…love the way you did the straps to one side. I’m not surprised you get complements on this project my dear! Very unique!

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      Jul 9, 2013, 09.55 AMby liliv-1

      Thank you sweet lady:)

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    Jul 8, 2013, 07.17 PMby iokatsar

    very nice dress. The colors are very good. It looks great on you.

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      Jul 8, 2013, 07.24 PMby liliv-1

      Thank you very much:)

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    Jul 8, 2013, 02.39 AMby Angie H

    WoW Liliv!

    This is a great look. Small and simple changes can truly make a huge difference. I never would have tought to tie the straps the way that you have them tied …. but it really looks good.

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      Jul 8, 2013, 09.08 AMby liliv-1

      Thanks raesmom! The one shoulder was short and I was trying to find a solution, I don’t think that I would have tought of it either if I didn’t have this particular issue to fix:)

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    Jul 8, 2013, 02.34 AMby schnui

    Great refashion liliv. I am about to do a refashion as this site really inspires me. And you inspire me too as you seem so productive.

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      Jul 8, 2013, 09.01 AMby liliv-1

      Oh, thank you schnui! You are right, this site is inspiration…it is motivation as well:)

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    Jul 8, 2013, 01.15 AMby velvetribbon

    What a good idea of refashions! I like the color combinations and your shoes are super cute too.

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      Jul 8, 2013, 08.54 AMby liliv-1

      Thank you velvetribbon!

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    Jul 7, 2013, 09.52 PMby rita61

    Very creative; looks great on you!

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      Jul 7, 2013, 10.43 PMby liliv-1

      Thank you rita!

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    Jul 7, 2013, 06.43 PMby Mary Athey

    it looks great on you liliv. the red and blacks lovely to.gether and the dress fits you perfectly. fab photos as well, you look lovely x

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      Jul 7, 2013, 07.08 PMby liliv-1

      Thank you so much Mary for your kind words! It was very difficult to take clear and nice photos because it was a very windy day.

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    Jul 7, 2013, 06.22 PMby sleepy-dumpling

    Brilliant refashion! Love the contrasting colours, very dramatic. Looks great on you x

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      Jul 7, 2013, 07.09 PMby liliv-1

      I’m very glad you liked it, thank you:)

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    Jul 7, 2013, 05.31 PMby Verdy

    Very creative and looks great on you!

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      Jul 7, 2013, 05.45 PMby liliv-1

      Oh, thanks a lot!

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    Jul 7, 2013, 05.23 PMby kisses

    Love the combination of color….it is a nice dress and you look good hence all the many compliments when you wear it.

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      Jul 7, 2013, 05.44 PMby liliv-1

      Thank you kisses!

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    Jul 7, 2013, 04.20 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    Nice design! And these red and black make think about Carmen’s passion:)) The band on the joining seam is good finding, gives neat finished look!

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      Jul 7, 2013, 05.19 PMby liliv-1

      Carmen’s passion!!! I like this thought, you are very romantic my friend!! Thank you very much for your kind comment:)

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    Jul 7, 2013, 03.45 PMby frederi

    I am not surprised about the compliments! It is very nice and different, I like it! What a creative idea!

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      Jul 7, 2013, 04.12 PMby liliv-1

      Thank you very much frederi:)

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