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Pretty Easy
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recycled madness

this really easy DIY top from an charity shop find. i also have a tutorial on how to make the skirt too!

i had a photoshoot with a model showcasing my designs check out my blog

please check out my youtube at chantellefashion

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Instructions

  • How to make a halter top. Diy Recycled Thrift Shop Top  - Step 1
    Step 1

    this is what it looked like before

  • Step 2

    first i placed the zipper on the dress to measure out where i needed to cut.

  • How to make a halter top. Diy Recycled Thrift Shop Top  - Step 3
    Step 3

    i liked the detail on the back of the dress so i turned the back into the front i cut down the middle of where i wanted my zipper to be.

  • How to make a halter top. Diy Recycled Thrift Shop Top  - Step 4
    Step 4

    i cut out the original zip because it looked ugly and lowered the neckline as it was originally the back of the dress.

  • How to make a halter top. Diy Recycled Thrift Shop Top  - Step 5
    Step 5

    i opened out the top when i cut it open

  • How to make a halter top. Diy Recycled Thrift Shop Top  - Step 6
    Step 6

    i then flipped it over and cut out the back to make a lace up back design.

  • How to make a halter top. Diy Recycled Thrift Shop Top  - Step 7
    Step 7

    then folded and hemmed all raw edges

  • How to make a halter top. Diy Recycled Thrift Shop Top  - Step 8
    Step 8

    then i stitched on the zip to the front opening

  • How to make a halter top. Diy Recycled Thrift Shop Top  - Step 9
    Step 9

    on the back i stitched on ribbon loops on either side for a lace up back detail

  • How to make a halter top. Diy Recycled Thrift Shop Top  - Step 10
    Step 10

    then added the ribbon to lace it up

  • How to make a halter top. Diy Recycled Thrift Shop Top  - Step 11
    Step 11

    and your done please subscribe to my youtube for more diy videos
    http://www.youtube.com/user/chantellefashion

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