|Old dress - just too much burgundy......|
In my last post, I had started to re-model the dress above into an a-line skirt. I sliced the bodice off, unpicked the waistband, cut a new waistband from the sleeves, and used the pattern below for some snazzy new pockets:
And here's the finished product:
|One of the pockets up close|
It has a sort of 1970's secretary feel to it, like Jane Fonda in '9-to5' (love that movie!).
|Jane (right) looking uncannily like the model on the pattern|
It also reminds me of something Emma Pilsbury from 'Glee' would wear. That's why I teamed it with the pussycat bow blouse and wore it to 'Glee Live' on Thursday:
|Kurt, Mercedes, Tina, and Lauren get GaGa in London|