+ very easy DIY swing dress refashion tutorial


A very quick and simple way to make a dress into something new and very very flattering is to make it a swing dress! These types of dresses are snug at the chest and arms and flare out a lot after the chest, creating an exaggerated bell look (very perfect for the pregnant ladies as well). This project is perfect for those dresses that are a bit too big or a bit wide or boxy. I took my dress down 3 sizes using this little tutorial.

dress: refashioned (tutorial below)    hat/coat: h&m    shoes: shoe cult via nasty gal   necklace: jewelmint

dress that needs fixing
sewing machine



  1. really nice dress transformation!!!


  2. you are so chic! love the tutorial.

  3. So cute! I love the polka dot fabric!

  4. This turned out reall nice!

  5. I really like this~ looks great

  6. I really love this! You are the cutest blogger I know and I get excited when you have a new post up! Thank you for sharing your talent.

  7. Love this! Thanks for sharing a DIY I can actually accomplish lol


  8. Hey Liz, the dress looks great and I love your tutorials! They’re so easy to unerstand and I’d love to know how you create the drawings on your instructions. It would be great if oyu can answer on my blog or per mail. Best, Luu

  9. wonderful! and you are gorgeous!

  10. Your dress looks really nice!


  11. What a good idea. Thank you!!! I have a dress that needed just this.

  12. You did a great job! I think the dress is so cute!! Thank you for sharing

  13. Libby Vignes says:

    Very sophisticated and lovely!!

  14. This is such a cute look! The hat, coat, black and white? Sign me up! Thanks for the inspiration!


  15. Beautiful dress, and I love that hat!!


  16. Thank you for sharing this information. I have a very large but beautiful over-blouse that is miles too big for me and I’ve been wondering how to restyle it to my size! Much appreciated!