By Marisa Glied
This article was originally published February 5, 2018.
Time for a refash for Valentines Day! And no this will not contain anything red (I’m daring to be different).
I started with this dress I found at a thrift store in Lansing, MI.
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Added light gray bias tape to the sleeves.
And to the bottom as well.
Pinned lace hem tape on the front!
This is where the hearts. Come in:
I picked up this adorable gray heart patterned fabric at the fabric store!
I printed a pattern for a Peter Pan Collar. Pinned it and cut it out! I folded the fabric so I could cut all 4 pieces at once. Pinned two layers together.
Marked .5cm seam allowance. Sewed them together.
Sewed them together. Turned my collar right side out with a bamboo skewer (these things are so useful)!
Sewed the ends together.
I pinned my collar to the neckline of my dress. (Thanks to my body double, Sally)
Now, I messed up a little; I really should have measured how long (I needed) to make my collar because it came up too short. Now I know for next time.
Annnd the last detail: I hand sewed some thin ribbon the collar to tie into a bow!