Making Stuff: Vintage Ruffle Dress Refashion

by This is Carrie on October 12, 2010

I spotted this amazing vintage dress maxi dress at my favorite vintage & thrift store way back in the spring.  Because of it’s price, I left it there on the rack only to obsess about it and it’s rows and rows of white and silver lace ruffles for months after.  On another visit to the store (on a 75% off day nonetheless), there it sat still.

I knew it was meant to be mine.  Or at least mine to refashion for Princess.

With the length to fit a full grown adult, but a neck opening to fit a child, I’m not sure who this dress was originally made for. But it made it a cinch to refashion.  Just a little taking in at the chest and a big chop at the hem.

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Soybeanlover October 12, 2010 at 9:20 pm

I’d totally be obsessed with that dress too. You have some very lucky girls.

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Kristen
Twitter: zandor
October 13, 2010 at 12:31 pm

That dress look so so awesome.

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Kristen October 15, 2010 at 7:07 pm

This dress looks amazing! I love everything on here!!

Come link up sometime to Handmade Tuesdays! It is a new linky I started with a tutorial :)

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Laurel October 18, 2010 at 8:47 am

Oh how gorgeous -it looks dreamy now!

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