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Little black dress
My best friend's mom gave me this dress because it was too small for her. I really liked it to begin with, but I felt like I could do something more to it.

Posted by Darling Chelsea from US • Published See Darling Chelsea's 45 projects »
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  • How to make a strappy dress. Reconstructed Dress - Step 1
    Step 1

    As you can see, it had the big glittery wrap around thing on the shoulders, and that had to go.

    So I carefully cut off that.

  • Step 2

    Once I had that off, I cut off the strings that held the dress up.

  • Step 3

    Then I drew a line creating a deep v-neck into the dress and cut along that, then pinned back the extra fabric.

  • Step 4

    Once I had that, I made the back of the dress into a straight line...

  • How to make a strappy dress. Reconstructed Dress - Step 5
    Step 5

    And whalla!

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Murry S.
Murry S. · Austin, Texas

Great job!

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* Crafty Creator *
* Crafty Creator * · 7 projects

it's voila ( with an accent on the I)

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Lolly.Bot
Lolly.Bot · Enfield, GB

Tas is right, if you cut the glitterly bit into shape it could make a nice belt, for either the dress or for some other peice of clothing. Very nice dress though

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Natalie V.
Natalie V.

That looks really cute! And it suits you too!

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Tas A.
Tas A.

you should use the glittery wrap thing as a belt/cummerbund on your dress. It would look great.

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Ginger Ginger.
Ginger Ginger. · , , Australia · 16 projects

thats reaaly nice =)

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michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, NS, Canada · 1258 projects

great job

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