Palm Sunday dress

No need to readjust your screen, folks. You read right.

A dress.

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So, like, what’s wrong with this dress?

The dress fits perfectly, no? It’s always nice when that happens. But the length is pretty atrocious.

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Chop! Lining and all.

Even though I wear a dress maybe once a year, maybe, I love that leopard print. That’s why I bought this. That button detail on the yoke/bodice is pretty nifty too.

I cleaned up the edge with a nice hem.

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Sew it down…

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Just a boring straight stitch in a far left needle position.

Then, I had to deal with the lining.

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After I hemmed the main dress, the lining was now hanging below the stitch. Not groovy. So I ran it under our Janome 634D Serger to cut off the excess and bind up the fraytastic edge.

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Probably could’ve set the tensions better. Oh well, no one will see it anyway πŸ™‚

Would you judge me if I told you that was all I did to turn this into a super cute Palm Sunday dress?

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It’s still quite chilly in Indiana, so I paired it with some leggings that I also did a bit of tweeking to.

The watermelon cardigan is a faithful standby and the glasses, well, they hide my freak nose.

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Muffin approves… if only over my shoulder πŸ˜‰

The shoes are fun, aren’t they? I got them on eBay (I’m pretty sure they were ‘hot’ because these puppies retail for $129 & I got them for $19 “brand new”… oopsies). They’re supposedly designed for us folks with horrible feet. Yeah… they’re not. After church, I was ready for my Dansko’s!

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See the fun buttons?

My camera battery was dying, which is why I have all these random pics of me at home and not of me wearing this to church.

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I couldn’t handle it… I had to slip into my Dansko’s. These are my new Spring models πŸ™‚

I should probably show you what it looks like without the cardigan…

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Well THIS is awkward

Fish eye lens probably wasn’t the best for this shot…

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There we go

Super simple refashion, yes. I like the simple ones! πŸ™‚

But that small change made a big difference! And, as always, this was only .99 cents. Β What’s not to like about that?

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