It's got a cute floral print, but the length is less than dreamy. This piece was just whatever in my book. The photo is totally capturing said "it's whatever" look...
I was ready to make one maje adjustment to get this piece rocking and rolling!!
I got to cutting! I trimmed off about five inches from the bottom of the piece.
This dress had a lining underneath, so once I was all cut, I pinned the lining hem...
...and then pinned the actual fabric...
...and stitched everything in place!!
I think the pinning took the most amount of time!!
To bring out the red in the pattern, I paired the new top with my red boots and was ready for the day!
I feel like I should be on a farm!! (PS, that's always been a dream, to hang on a farm for a bit and tend to the animals/produce!!)
I really love this top - the buttons, the 3/4 length of the sleeves, and now the new shorter length! I didn't leave the house like this...I did wear a cardi on top, but for picture purposes, I went sans sweater. I did keep the knit gloves nearby, though.
I'm already thinking of the other ways to style this when I get back to my full closet! A fun colored vest on top. A plaid wool skirt. This might be re-worn and shot again when I get back to LA because the wheels are a-turnin!
Also...today will be the last day to complete your forms to get a copy of my sewing playlist (from the book!) and be entered to win crafty goodies for any books purchased between 11/22 and 12/31 (tonight) at 11:59pm!! If you gave these as holiday gifts, get a lit
Head over here - www.newdressaday.com/book - and fill out all your info! A winner will be announced on 1/2 and playlists will go out 1/5!