A Tale of Two Dresses, Part Two

6 Jan

The tale of two 60s vintage dresses found at a goodwill store continues below.

Olive green dress

Just like the brown print dress, I began altering the olive green dress, by sewing in the brown print triangles at the base of the skirt and at the neckline.

I decided this is entirely too much olive green polyester. The sleeves had to go.  Also, the brown print triangle at the neckline was not working because of construction differences.

After the chop

Sleeves and neckline altered.

 

 

 

 

I hand sewed a small hem along the sleeve edges and the new V-neck and finished the dress by ironing the seams flat.

dark olive dress

Finished dress

dark olive green dress
back of finished dress

 

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One Response to “A Tale of Two Dresses, Part Two”

  1. johnny January 8, 2011 at 2:45 pm #

    cool

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