Cover-up that didn’t cover


Before                                                                        After

I decided I wanted a swimsuit cover-up now that pool season has arrived, something to toss over my swimsuit on the walk from my apartment.  The past week I’ve been wrapping my beach towel around my waist like I just got out of the shower and it’s bulky and awkward.

I loved the cobalt hue of this dress at Ross (more vibrant in real life), the adjustable drawstring waist, and the soft jersey material.  It wasn’t doing a whole lot of covering up, though, with a very low neckline.   No worries, 5 minutes at the sewing machine to bring up the shoulders and I’m ready for a pool party.  And would you look at that, next weekend is Memorial Day when there is bound to be at least one pool party-slash-bbq!  Perfect!

May 23, 2011. Tags: , , , . Pictures, Projects, Words.

One Comment

  1. Closet organization time! « Rabbit Style News replied:

    […] closets in my sewing room. Currently my dresses are lined up together in a spectrum, with the swim cover-up at one end and my pretty-much-only-at-the-office dresses at the other. This leads to some muddled […]

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