If I were in charge of the world, I would officially declare this as:
“The Week of the Refashioned Skirt”
In honor of this important week, I pledge to wear one refashioned thrift store skirt each day.
I started with this frumpy little thrift store number:
Measure twenty five inches from the bottom and cut off the top of the skirt so you can use the existing hem.
Then cut off some of the side of the skirt to remove some of the fullness and sew new side seams.
Sew another quarter inch down from the top of the casing.
Stretching slightly, wrap the elastic around your waist until it is a comfortable fit. Cut.
Attach a safety pin to the elastic to help you thread it through the casing.
Sew down the ends of the elastic and this is what the new waistband will look like:
My first skirt of the week:
Stayed tuned for tomorrow’s skirt……..
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