I don't have a good before, because I hardly ever take a before picture, because I never think it's really going to turn out good enough to post. Guess I need to start taking before pic...
I'll just tell you it was an empire waist spaghetti strap maxi dress and I cut the top off from the seam of the waist up and used the length of the skirt fabric to make
I was inspired by this tutorial. She used a skirt and I just had a tube of material after I cut the top of the dress off. I essentially made a skirt by putting elastic on the top end and then I pretty much followed her tutorial from there. I just made my neck ruffly.
I'm really embarassed about these pictures... not the best quality taken in a dimly lit room at night with my laptop...
Since it's fall, I wouldn't really wear this dress alone like this. Here's an example of how I might really wear it, paired with some skinny jeans or leggings and a jacket. Or I could throw a long-sleeved tee underneath.
Here's a close up of the ruffled neck. I haven't seen anything like this on the racks at stores I shop at. Either that makes it awesome and unique or it makes it funny looking. I like it and I guess that's what counts. I've always liked that ruffle neck blouse/dress Audrey Hepburn wore in the scene in My Fair Lady where she's over at Henry Higgins' mother's house. I guess this is homage to that.
We're all moved in to our new house! Today was moving day, so it looks like a wreck right now, but they'll be more decorating snapshots coming your way soon now that everything's here!