Okay, this is officially my last ~ altering bad purchases ~ post, because I’m sick of it. I only have a few things left I want to get done. One day though! One day.
Shoes: Dr. Martens, socks: asos.com, everything else: second hand, scarf: a fabulous gift.
I totally loved this dress since the minute I saw it. The fabric is such a gorgeous colour and print and it’s really thick and qualitative, too. But it was, like, ten sizes too big. Since the cut is really nice, has tiny breast nips and hidden pockets I decided to just take in the waist a little so it would still be relatively loose-fitting but fall in an hourglass shape regardless. I also shortened it a little. The way I take in garments is this: I either wear the garment while standing in front of a floor-length mirror and take the fabric I want to take and measure it with my fingers. Then I lay it flat and pin it to where I’d finger guessed. Or, I wear the garment inside out and pin it straight on my body. With this dress I did the former. Both my methods can work but can also fail easily :’D. How do you do you take in garments?
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