Cut Out the Shoulder Pads and Other Unfortunate Accessories This is always my step number one, and sometimes it’s all a dress needs to have a new lease on life. Use a seam ripper to cut the connections to the dress and volia! No more ’80s vibe. Also remove any awkward ties, straps, buttons or bows. Sometimes less is more!
DIY Fitted Tee Shirt Graphic from CTA Glam Couture here. From the book 99 Ways to Cut Sew, Trim & Tie Your T-Shirt into Something Special by Faith and Justina Blakeney, Anika Livakovic and Ellen Schultz.