Fix It Friday!! Dress Refashion!

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I bought this dress for $7.50 at Value Village at the 50% off sale.  I love the print and the fabric, it was just huge on me, but I knew this would be an easy refashion.

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As you can see, it was far too large.  A size 28 in fact.  But I knew that I could refashion it very easily.

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I turned it inside out and pinned in the sides and the front seams.  I sewed these up to my satisfaction with a long basting stitch and then tried the dress on to see if it fit.  It needed a little adjustment and then I stitched the seam with a proper length stitch, cut off the excess fabric and then zigzag stitched the raw edges to keep them from fraying.

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Here is the final result and it fits very nicely now.  A simple fix to a simple problem.  Cheers, Michele