This dress is convertible. It can be an off shoulder dress or worn as a top with jeans or leggings. Add a belt? The possibilities is endless?
Step 1: Trim Off the Collars
Step 2: Remove 2 Small Buttons N 1 Big Button
Step 3: Trim Off the Sleeves
Step 4: Trim the Sleeves Again
Step 5: Attaching the Cropped Lower Sleeves
Step 6: Sewing the Pinned Sleeve to Shirt
Now see the back flap to the back of the curve edge .
The last picture shows how it will look when sewn together.
Step 7: Pinning the Flappy Sides
Do this for both sides. When done it should look the one shown in this photo.
Top stitched from end to end.
Step 8: Pinning the Top of the Shirt
Fold again about 2.5 cm around the circumference of the shirt and press with iron. Use pins around fold to keep fold in place.
Sew around the fold n leave 4-5cm gap. Do not back stitch the edges.
Insert elastic through the fold with a safety pin. Stitch the elastic as shown. Stitch the gap in the fold.
Step 9: Sewing the Sleeves
Step 10: The Button Strip
Done. U get a new dress, almost free in under 30 mins :)
Have fun upcycling.