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Monday, October 22, 2012

Thrift and Shout on the News: Re-Fashioned Clothing

 This morning I did my monthly thrifty news segment. I go on Fox 28's Good Day Columbus (Columbus, Ohio) every 4th Monday to show off my thrift store finds! Every month I do a different topic and this month I showed some clothing that I re-fashioned to make it more modern! 

I turned these leather pants into leather shorts!


 I turned this flower girl dress into a modern ombre sundress by dipping it in dye!


 I turned this green grandma dress into a fresh and girly dress by hemming the bottom and cutting off the sleeves!


 My outfit wasn't really part of this segment but I'll still show you what I wore! My dress is a Laundry by Shelli Segal that I got at Goodwill for $5! There was a 2 holes on the side that I sewed up!





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16 comments:

  1. Hi! Found you though the YOLO hop and love your blog! New Follower!! and that dress is so cute. You can't beat 5 bucks!
    Helene in Between

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  2. Hi! just found you and omg do u you have talent! I wish i could make something blah into something oh lala!

    Xo

    glammedbytarin.blogspot.com

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  3. I swear, you are so crafty! I love how thrifty you are and creative. I am so inspired by your blog, thanks for such fun posts!

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  4. Love the dip dyed dress! That is a great way to get some new use from a one time event. Great job :)

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  5. Hi Lindsey! I'm a new follower from the Monday Meet Up!

    I REALLY love what you did to that green dress! It's amazing what removing a little material can do! I need to learn how to sew! How exciting that you get to show all of this off on the news, too!

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  6. Newest follower here! I found you through the Monday Link up! Cute blog, I love your style. Super cute outfit :)
    -meandmr.com

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  7. Wonderful refashions! I love how you modernized the emerald dress. Thanks for sharing your talents with Visible Monday!

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  8. You made everything look amazing :) thanks for linking up to Creative Mondays ...

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  9. How exciting! That is so cool.... I LOVE the transformations, it is amazing... especially the work you did on that green dress!

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  10. These outfits look great! You did an awesome job with the transformation!
    ~Jessica
    http://jeansandateacup.blogspot.com/

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  11. That is so cool that you do that show every month..how fun!
    These were really impressive..I did the same exact thing with my outdated leather pants! You are awesome!
    Sheree xx

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  12. wow - my fave is the leather pants - didnt really like them as long pants, but as short, faaaaab!! love!

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  13. WOW, you don't stop to surprise me! First, your amazing thrifting skills and always awesome finds, and now these great re-fashion ideas! Great job on the segment, Lindsey!

    Jenny
    www.jensoutfitjournal.com

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  14. Cool refashions! You did a great job!

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  15. The dip dye dress is my fave!

    http://thriftyandshameless.blogspot.com

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