When I was 3 months pregnant last year, I saw this Honeycomb lace dress from Anthropologie and fell in love with it. I loved it so much that I didn’t want to wait until I had the baby and lost the weight, I wanted to wear it right then! So I got the dress in several sizes larger and wore it during my pregnancy, and planned to alter it later on after I had the baby, and add on the sleeves.
I’m kicking myself for not taking a picture of how the dress looked after I lost the pregnancy weight. But just imagine it baggy and sleeveless.
I altered the sides and with the extra fabric from cutting the sides, I made the sleeves. The sleeve tutorial can be found here, and how to alter the sides can be found here.
What you’ll need:
- An oversized dress
- Matching thread
- Sewing machine or needle
Sleeve tutorial: here
Altering the sides tutorial here
Estimated time: 1 hour
Budget: almost nothing
Skill level: beginner