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The Forgotten Thrifted Dress

I got this dress at a thrift store last summer. I got home, tried it on and hated the big fat stripes.I put it in the laundry and found a place for it at the back of my closet. Fast forward...it's July 2011, i am cleaning out my closet and i find the dress.I grab my scissors, needle & thread and this is what i came up with.


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Welcome to my dark side...lol

xoxo

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Comments

  1. lol,dark side uno...it dsnt look bad after the cut ...its nice

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  2. Oh yeah! I love the sleeves on this dress! Very cute

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  3. Cute cute cute!! LOVE the new length, that is such a great dress.

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  4. love these photos, so much spunk!

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  5. love these photos, so much spunk!

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  6. ARE YOU KIDDING ME!! THAT TURNED OUT AMAZING!! I LOVED THE DRESS BEFORE!! YOU DID A GREAT JOB! WHAT A FANTASTIC JOB! KIAH

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  7. Ok, I see ya!!! I LOVE what you did with that dress!!!!

    Cam
    http://www.myexpressions24.blogspot.com

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  8. It's sooooo cute!! I love it even better as a top! :)
    ~Toria

    www.bonafidestyle.blogspot.com

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  9. creative much! love the final look of that dress...the length was better off but you still rocked wht u got

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  10. i heart this!!!

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  11. awesome revamp! loving the new dress, plus u rocked it well

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  12. Love...love...love! + the stripes elongates.
    http://dressed2dnines.blogspot.com/

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  13. pearlspeeptoesprettyAugust 23, 2011 at 1:47 PM

    I fear this dark side oh! :-)

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  14. Ok, talk about vision! It looks great. Man I so need to go thrifting soon.

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  15. I love how you transformed the dress...

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  16. great idea...the top you made it into is so cute...good job

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  17. LOVE love the look! Last pic is so chic!

    IvonneStacy.

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  18. Hahahaha you're funny. you really did a good job!
    xoxo

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  19. love how u transformed the dress. nice nice

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  20. I felt that kick oh...lol. You are definitely a fashionista...love it!

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  21. Wow... you have a Fashion Eye bcuz you transformed that dress. U did a FABULOUS job!!! *love it*

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  22. The transformation is wonderful! U just gave me a brilliant idea...

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  23. looks great on you :) love the cut

    http://thepastimebliss.blogspot.com/

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  24. Is one allowed to make a not so positive comment?

    The length of the dress before the cut was fantastic! it had a circle skirt bottom and you cut it off! :-(

    However in cutting it off it still looks nice! well done

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  25. good job...it looks really good though I think I prefer the original dress

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  26. Awesome job!!! You've inspired me to go ahead and tackle some items in my closet. They've been needing a little Singer love..

    www.fashionpad.blogspot.com

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  27. Love the photos!!! The penultimate one is amazingly fierce!!! And the last one is soooo cool!!!!

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  28. wow....i m clapping right now..nice...looks fab. the look after-cut makes the buy worth it. nice styling too

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  29. wow....i m clapping right now..nice...looks fab. the look after-cut makes the buy worth it. nice styling too

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  30. Love it... I think I may be the only one who like its more as a top rather than a dress... Loved how you styled it as well.

    http://thegirlandmusic.blogspot.com

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  31. love love this top. You look fabulous !!!!!!

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  32. I don't know I love the dress more than the top, but you rocked it!

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  33. WOW!! I love seeing before/afters. You did an amazing job transforming this piece. I love it!!! I want it!!!

    Prissy

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  34. You are so creative! You turned this into a fab top!!

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  35. thats genius! and the cut is to die for!

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  36. Fantastic job, I love the recreated thrifted dress/top!

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  37. This is one of my favourite oufit, you look so perfect. Evrything is on point.

    http://minasek.blogspot.com/

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