A Forties Style Shirtwaist Refashion

Before: A dorky nineties dress but I DID like that fabric.

After: A forties style shirtwaist with a six gore skirt!
See you soon!
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9 comments… add one

  • Your refashion turned out lovely. I love the cut and fit of that dress on you. :)


  • wauv- both your shirt and you look great- it's amazing how the pattern of the dress change the way the fabric look…

  • LOVE it. the trim is so cute and the whole thing is super flattering. so great that you were able to make this from something already in your closet.

  • I can't believe what you did with that dress! It's so great!

  • Such a pretty dress , love the print.

  • Great re-style and a perfect print for it!

  • Wow, what a great restyle! So CUTE! Impressive.

  • Very cute, I love this!

  • Vast improvement. Oh, that red piped midriff!


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