Altered Couture is a fundraiser, with parameters. Materials must be 2nd hand or cast off.


Above: White dress made is made from Master Pack packing plastic. which originally contained rolls of fiberglass insulation.

Top left: The peplum, worn at the hips, is stitched coffee bags. 


Left:  A Dress Book is made from children's board books, cut and stitched to red silk slip.       

It has been worn in fashion shows in California, Maine and New Hampshire, raising funds for several different causes. 

Model is Leah Cross, Master Pack photo above by Andrew Batson.

All other photos are mine. Please ask permission if you wish to use them and provide credit if you do.

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