Pleated Dress DIY

6 years ago
*this dress won the dress design contest for shabby apple!
thank you for your love and support, it was all because of you!
(and i mean that quiet literally.)
I'm in love with pleats. like this pleated dress from Burberry.

but i would never pay $740 for a dress.
so... i was ecstatic to find this when i was
rummaging through my mom's closet.
a white pleated skirt!
mom's out of the country for 6 months so i'm hoping she won't notice it missing when she returns.
haha i'm so kidding! i found this in the "old" clothes
pile where she no longer wears it. but mom, if you had
changed your mind...i'm sorry. u can borrow it anytime.
the after:
now, i knew you would ask for a tutorial so here it is. ;) you'll be surprised at how simple it is! 1. cut the horizontal lines. the opening will be for the sleeves. 2. flip it inside out and sew the vertical lines on both sides. 3. use fray check on the seam of the sleeves. that's it! it's easy as 1,2,3! you just pull it over your head and you're ready to go. oh i made the belt using the extra fabric i cut. or you can
use a belt you already have.

the necklace i made here.

now go see if you have any old skirts you can transform! ;)
to look at more of my DIY's, come over to my blog!
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