Monday, August 27, 2012

Exposed Zipper To Let Out A Dress

This little vintage dress, which I thrifted for $1 then hemmed to above the knee, was just a tad snug on me.  I could zip it up, but barely.  So to give myself just a little extra breathing room, I unpicked the zipper, opened up the fold.  And restitched the zipper in place, exposed.  This ended up giving me an extra 1/2 inch on each side of the zipper, just enough to actually allow me to breath when I wear it.  While this trick won't work if you have a dress that is way too small, it is a great way to just let it out a touch.

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