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How to Alter a Too Big Skirt With a Waistband

Have I ever mentioned how much I LOVE summer? Not just because of the warm weather and swimming.  But the “I actually have time make dinner for my friends who need help” kind of summer. The “get up and go walking every morning” kind … Continue reading

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Upcycle a Vintage Vera Sheet Set to a Cute Skirt

It was the strangest sound. I noticed it as soon as I woke up that morning. Not that I recognized it right away. All I comprehended was the feeling it gave me. So relaxed, calm and serene but not sure … Continue reading

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Up the Fun Factor with a Peplum Skirt Refashion

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner. Here’s a quick refashion idea perfect for any celebration. Start with a long thrift store skirt.   Cut off the bottom to your desired length, leaving just enough for a hem. To … Continue reading

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“If I Were in Charge of the World” Skirt

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. DAY ONE: I … Continue reading

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DIY: A Girl Can at Least Dream Skirt

I’ve never been to Hawaii. But judging from the looks of the men’s section at my local thrift store,  I’m guessing that many men here do make the trip, sport a Hawaiian shirt while there and donate it ASAP when … Continue reading

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DIY Simple Skirt Refashion

Paper bag waist skirts. Super cute! Super easy! I started with this dress from the last bag sale at my local thrift store. When you divide all the things I stuffed into the bag for two dollars, this dress most … Continue reading

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Refashioned sweater and skirt

I refashioned a thrifted turtleneck and too big skirt to this: I used buttons from the old green coat and made lining from a thrifted shirt. I kinda like the new look. What do you think?

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Frumpaliciousness to Deliciousness

Frumpaliciousness to Deliciousness        OK so here’s my attempt at refashioning a thrift store skirt to a dress. Loved the colors and the pattern but the style was so unflattering to my short pear shaped self. I just … Continue reading

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