Here’s a quick look at something I found in a charity shop recently. It’s a pink wool blend shirt dress. I’d be interested if anyone wanted to take a guess at the age of this garment – it had a metal zip in the side. 1980s? Pleats were sewn shut down to the hip. I ended up ripping the seams holding the pleats shut and shortening by a few inches. I also removed the belt loops and made a couple of other tweaks.
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