Have you ever created something that, although fabulous, you just couldn’t seem to wear?
This funkilicious top began life as a table cloth…then morphed into a dress…until finally transforming into the wearable grooviness above.
Here’s a peek at the how’s and why’s…
I started with one of Oma’s gorgeous 1960’s table cloths & made sure it fit comfortably around my bod’
folded it right-sides-facing and placed it on a flat surface with the fold at the side
snagged a dress that I liked the shape & fit of and put it on top of the folded fabric
traced around the dress, leaving a few centimeters for seam allowance, & pinned the front & back of the fabric together along the lines
chopped out my dress shape
and stitched the sides & shoulders together
checked the fit
chopped the length
zigzagged the interior seams to prevent fraying & used the chopped length to create some sleeves
I gave it a lovely clean hem and had created this:
hmmm…m’kay…cute n’ all but it hung unworn in my closet for nearly a year…I just wasn’t feelin’ it…
waddaya think? Have you ever refashioned a refashion of your own?