Remember my blouse-to-dress obsession?

It's baaack!
I blogged here about how cool and easy it is to convert a blouse into the top of a two-part dress.  Like these lovely things from Anthro and ModCloth:
Well, I had a black Gap blouse that I got at Goodwill Outlet and then realized had a tear in the middle of the sleeve.  So, I did some alterations...
Here's the blurry before:
And here's what I turned it into, using 3/4 yard of crazy ikat-ey pirnt rayon from JoAnn and a vintage elastic belt:
So easy!

12 comments

  1. oh i love it! the print on the skirt is so pretty!

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  2. Une belle façon de la récupérer.

    Bonne journée.
    Josée

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  3. perfect!! definitely gonna have to try this one!

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  4. Awesom! I totally need to make one for myself :), love them!

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  5. Anonymous4/11/2010

    i HAVE to learn to sew! you make the best stuff!

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  6. this is a lot like the dresses at Target right now. I'm totally into this style because it is so easy. great job!

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  7. I love it! The skirt part is so Springy and full of florally goodness!

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  8. Cute outfit! I just wanted to let you know that I am just getting into sewing and your blog is inspirational. I have nominated you for the Sunshine Award.

    http://beancounteridlechatter.blogspot.com/

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  9. wow wow wow. love your blog. love this blouse to dress. so great! :)

    Wanderlusting Fool

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  10. Anonymous4/20/2010

    I have a question. Do you actually attach the top and skirt? or you just tuck in the top? If you do attach, how did you do that?

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  11. I'm always thinking of Anthro inspired redos of stuff I have & your site is inspiring, fun, creative & so helpful!!! Thank you! I'll be a frequent visitor

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