Wednesday, April 16
Denim Vest Restyle
Here's what she looked like before:
There was some crazy doily/embroidered flowers/candy colored buttons thing happening on the back, but in my excitement I ripped it all out before snapping a picture. Doh.
So, now comes my trusty friend, RIT dye...
I'm a gal who doesn't like wasting things like this, so after I got what I thought was the desired color, I saved the dye bath while I rinsed the vest and ran it through the washing machine. When it came out it was lighter than I was wanting, so I repeated the process again with the leftover dye.
Once the vest was the right color and all dry, I began adding the patches and buttons. The patch on the back is an Olivia Mew patch that I've been saving for justttttt the right thing (seriously, I think I've had this for a couple of years). The red patch on the front came with my 23 Skidoo dress (she has such beautiful packaging) and then I added some of my other favorite things to personalize it. Here she is in all her glory: