Fashion Manifesto Challenge: A New Dress
by Samantha Follow

I have quite the collection of thrift store clothes, waiting to be chopped up into something new. This challenge was the perfect excuse to finally dig into my pile. For this piece, I am going to take these two awesome prints, resize them to fit, put them together, and make a new dress. 


  • To make the new dress, I used the bottom from a bigger dress and a silk shirt. I cut the sleeves off the shirt and took it in on the sides, and sewed up the front where the buttons are. I cut the larger dress in half, and added pleats all the way across the top to make it the size of my waist. I attached it to the shirt and added an invisible zipper up the side.

    8 years ago

Discussion 4

  • Kathy Fish Sleen commented 8 years ago

    I love it. Looking for high necks this is great.

  • Ama Ryllis commented 8 years ago

    Woooow....beautiful! I like how the two prints match together. I never thought something nice could be done with this giant blue dress!

  • sewamysew commented 8 years ago

    This turned out so well, I love the different prints together. Nice job!

  • TheMissLinds commented 8 years ago

    oh man...this is gonna be good, i can feel it!

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