Refashioning a Skirt from a Dress, Part II

Refashioning a skirt from a dress #upcycle #refashion #sewing http://www.upcycledfashionista.com

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?

Refashioning a skirt from a dress #upcycle #refashion #sewing http://www.upcycledfashionista.com

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”

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Refashioning a Skirt from a Shirt

Refashioning a skirt from a shirt #upcycled #refashion #sewing

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.

Refashioning a skirt from a shirt #upcycled #refashion #sewing

Cut off the top, making sure there is enough at the bottom to cover your bottom. Continue reading “Refashioning a Skirt from a Shirt”

Refashioning a Skirt from a Dress

Refashioning a skirt from a dress #upcycle #refashion #sewing http://www.upcycledfashionista.com

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!

Refashioning a skirt from a dress #upcycle #refashion #sewing http://www.upcycledfashionista.com

See the beadwork on the neck portion?  I have GOT to save it! Continue reading “Refashioning a Skirt from a Dress”