Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in | 0 comments

In branching out from recouturing my own closet, I invited my co-workers to let meBefore experiment on their forgotten favourites.

Fiona offered this batwing dress that had a great pattern and fabric, but unflattering cut. tailoring the fitI removed the sleeves and tailored the fit, using another of her frocks as the pattern.

And since Fiona is drawn to clothing with a feature in the back, I used Sleeve-edge becomes back featurethe sleeve-edge as a back opening.  Then I created cream silk wedge and triangle inserts with applique of the dress fabric.

The results is a cute little shift.Bat wing BackFiona being a emo model IMG_1859