I got out my skirt today that I upcycled a while ago, and I decided that I hated the hem. So today, I’m going to refashion my refashion. It’s not going to make it look significantly different, but it is going to help the waist. I’m going to teach you how to make a nice waistband, since I messed this one up so badly. Remember this skirt?
Well, the skirt has side ruffles in it, which completely messed up my hemming. See my bad job at sewing? 🙂 Continue reading “Refashioning a Skirt from a Dress, Part II”
My niece Courtney gave me this fabulous idea on Pinterest. I hunted around the Goodwill until I found the perfect shirt. So today, we’re going to refashion this one into a skirt. As soon as you figure out how wonderfully easy, and how wonderfully sexy the result is, I bet you’ll make a dozen of them.
Cut off the top, making sure there is enough at the bottom to cover your bottom. Continue reading “Refashioning a Skirt from a Shirt”
This dress was one of dresses from my mother. I really loved it but I have such a hard time wearing anything that I can’t wear a bra with. I realize that there are strapless bras … but those suck. So it’s time for a refashion!
See the beadwork on the neck portion? I have GOT to save it! Continue reading “Refashioning a Skirt from a Dress”
I found this dress at the Salvation Army the other day. There doesn’t seem to be anything wrong with it, but it was a badly designed dress. Time to upcycle it into something I can wear: a skirt! Read the full remaking a dress into a skirt tutorial >>
I found this skirt at the Salvation Army and it’s been hanging around in my closet for a few months. I’m going to try my hand at upcycling it, so that it is a shorter (mini) skirt instead.