I love a good charity shop delve and headed out today for a gorgeous day out for much nibbling, chatting and charity shop shopping with a great friend.
I found some fab fabric and bits and pieces but started off the day at home unearthing a treasure I'd bought months ago.
A trip out wandering through fratton dipping in and out of shops I stumbled upon a gorgeous dress. How much - £1 - bargain!
I took it home tried it - loved it - and burried it. Something wasn't quite right.
This morning I pulled it out my wardrobe and set to work. I pulled out some old boning that was bent to such a strange angle it definately did nothing for me. A simple unpick and re-stitch did the trick.
Then I took the pointy top and folded them over to create a shape I like better over the bust. A quick stitch and I was away.
I didn't have the good sense to take a before photo but thought I'd share with you the after photo.
It just shows if your willing and able to put in a tiny bit of time and effort those bargains are still out there to be found!
Post your charity shop treasures too! :-)