Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Sewing Basics Series:: Shortening a Slit

I have had a dress in my closet for years that I haven't worn.  It fits me like a glove, but the side slits are pretty high.  Like,"back when I was single" high.  Ok, so it might even be like, "back when I was in high school" kind of high.  For some reason I just never could part with this dress.  I knew there was a way I could wear it again (I even created a pattern out of it to make this dress).  So finally, after many moons, I just altered the slits to be a lot more "married woman chasing after my baby boys....not teenage boys" kind of slits.  So here you have it.  A short sweet tutorial that will let you wear all those gonnamakeitworkeventually kind of slit dresses.

Click through below for the tutorial...

Stop by tomorrow to see this dress in action.


  1. Ha!! The beginning paragraph had me rolling! Can't wait to see the dress on :)

  2. Gorgeous outfit!! Happy Valentines Day!

  3. I would like to appreciate your way to make a and stitching a Skirt for women. These days apparel and attractive costumes have become so popular. Each lady want to look beautiful. Thanks for sharing the way.


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