When I did my first Make+Replace post I had zero intentions of waiting over a year to do my second one (see my first one, here).  I suppose these posts just don’t come around that often unless it strikes me that I’m going to be making something very similar to something that’s already in my wardrobe.  Make+Replace involves taking the newly handmade item and replacing the similar RTW item.  And by replace, I typically mean completely remove from my wardrobe and donate it so there are no temptations to bring it back into rotation.

For this Make+Replace post, I used the Closet Case Patterns Ebony Tee to remake one of my favorite RTW style dresses, the Old Navy swing dress.  These are typically made out of the most comfy knit fabrics and are perfect for summer.  I have two of these, a plain black and a white with black stripe.  My beef is mainly with the white with black... [read more]