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This is a surprisingly simple way to turn an old button-down shirt into a fun, stylish dress. It requires very little sewing. I wore one of these dres...
If you don't already have an old shirt you can recycle for this purpose, you should be able to find one easily at a thrift store. Hold the collar unde...
Here's how it works: the collar goes across your chest, the sleeves wrap around to your back, and the buttons now button up your back. If you're lazy ...
Now is when you need that friend/parent/child/dressform. I tried making a duct tape dress form a while back, but it came out all weird and lumpy - luc...
If you cut the sleeves shorter, you'll have to hem the ends so they don't unravel. First trim the ends so they're straight, and then fold down the edg...
First we'll cut the buttonholes, and then add buttons. The buttonholes don't have to be placed all that precisely. Just try to get them in a straight ...
You can fuss with it a bit at this point, tucking and tugging the fabric into place. If you need to, you can use a couple stitches to tack down folds....
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