Strapless Dress Refashion.

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Here is another dress that came with me for my anniversary trip to Jamaica in January.  I got it for $7.99 at Value Village.  I don’t usually wear strapless dresses, but I thought, what the hell, it’s Jamaica after all and I need to let loose once and a while.

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The elastic at the top and the waist is just a bit too big, so I measured a piece of elastic for the top, pinned it in place in several places and then stretched the top to fit the elastic.

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Then to tackle the waist.  Luckily the elastic is in a tube, so it was just a matter of cutting a small slit in the tube, pulling out the elastic, cutting it and sewing it smaller and then hand stitching closed the slit.

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I didn’t know if the over skirt midi length worked, what do you think, should I keep it as is, or shorten it?

Now it is a pretty white strapless dress, to wear with a chunky necklace. for those lazy evenings on the terrace with my hubby sipping Jamaican Rum Cream on ice, a truly decadent drink.  What do you think of this refashion?  Cheers, Michele