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Got a dress that has outdated sleeves, is a weird length, or both? I find that if I can break down a fashion up-cycle into three steps, it is worth my time to make the fix. Here is my favorite example of taking something I would never wear and making it into a chic dress I can wear all the time.
- Get rid of the weird sleeves
- Chop off the unwanted length
- Adjust and hem under the arms and hem bottom.
The hardest part was adjusting and hemming under the arms since the fabric always poofs after I take the sleeves off. (I used a rolled hem under the arms so I wouldn’t get green lint all over my armpits).
This dress is a versatile piece for all seasons with some layering or a pair of sandals.