10, 04, 2017

Seeing Blue (and White)

Last fall I thrifted this dress…well it WAS a dress. With giant shoulder pads & a highly unflattering sleeves…but the FABRIC. Oh man, the blue & white just sung to me. So, for a measly $1.50 I bought the dress and stored it away in my closet because I didn’t want to pull out my sewing machine.

 



Well I still didn’t want to pull out my sewing machine but wanted to wear this pattern. I grabbed a pair of scissors and cut right above the elastic that cinched right into my muffin top…seriously this dress had very little going for it shape wise. I cut the top part off, whipped on the skirt and just folded the tiny excess of fabric along with a top into the skirt. It took me a total of 2 minutes to make an awful dress into a spring worthy skirt! HOORAY! And I still didn’t have to take out my sewing machine…it’s still collecting dust in my laundry room 😉

Shop some of my favorite blue & white looks from ASOS! Most are under $50! SCORE!!!

 

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6 responses to “Seeing Blue (and White)”

  1. Nancy says:

    I have a simular skirt but never worn it with white! That is a great idea, I will wear my white blouse on it! Fabulous look and I just love the bag!

  2. Abby says:

    The white and blue combo is so chic and fresh. Love that skirt!

    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane

  3. ee0926 says:

    Such a beautiful Spring look1 Love the white and blue.

    xx, Elise
    http://www.sparkleandslippers.blogspot.com

  4. Virginia says:

    This is a beautiful fabric! Glad you were able to wear it without any tough work!

    Virginia
    More to Mrs. E

  5. Ada says:

    I am glad you redesigned an ugly dress into a lovely skirt. I love the pattern. That blouse is gorgeous too and the retro camel sandals are perfect with it. I cannot get enough of white and blue paired together lately. Even what I am currently wearing is white+blue.

    Welcome by on Thursday Pamela and linkup with me. Share your gorgeous style with my readers. Thanks, Ada. =)

  6. Jessica says:

    That is thrifted? I wouldn’t have known! Good find!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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Hello!! I'm Pamela, the writer of this little slice of the internet. I'm a wife. Mama of two. Houston native. Eater of all foods. Thrifter of all the pretties.

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