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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.

5 comments:

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

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  2. Gorgeous outfit!! Happy Valentines Day!

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  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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