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Dress from a skirt

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Casual, Eco-Friendly, Retro / Vintage, Cute, Whimsical, Funky
VicMansfield on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? A size 22 skirt found at a charity shop, brown cotton fabric, shirring elastic and thread

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What are you most proud of? Being able to make something old into something new and I now have a new dress which cost me about $12 in total!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Keep your mind open, the options are endless in the ways you can change, alter and improve old clothing! And a great way to practice on things that don't cost much at all!

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Well done! You would never know it was a skirt.

01/24/2012 Flag

Very clever... now I have something else to try out to keep me from doing my actual housework! yay!

01/25/2012 Flag

wow

01/28/2012 Flag

it looks great, I was just about to shorten a long floaty skirt but now I think I will turn it into a dress, thanks for the great idea.

01/29/2012 Flag

great idea i think ill try it thanks!!

04/03/2012 Flag