A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can get cheap (and legal! Wink) advertising by donating a challenge prize! Go here for more info.
Total Members: 302,053
Currently Running With Scissors:
568 Guests and 30 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: apron to skirt reconstruction  (Read 1207 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
jamiewatchthestars
Offline Offline

Posts: 281
Joined: 24-Sep-2006

domUNIQUE and I


View Profile
« on: February 24, 2007 08:53:10 PM »

i bought this apron for $3.00 at this great thrift store near my house...


and i made it into a skirt. (im obviously the one in the skirt)


fabric close up (you can get the full idea here as far as color goes)...


the skirt is a wrap skirt, so this is what it looks like when you take it off.


this is the first thing i have sewn without a pattern that actually fits.  i hate using patterns. 

also there are some less good quality pictures in the next post, thanks wookiedough.
« Last Edit: February 25, 2007 08:30:20 PM by jamiewatchthestars » THIS ROCKS   Logged

wookiedough
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2007 11:54:24 PM »

The skirt is awesome, but the picture is hard to see, so I contrasted it for you.  This way more people can appreciate the awesomeness.

front of skirt


back of skirt
THIS ROCKS   Logged
jamiewatchthestars
Offline Offline

Posts: 281
Joined: 24-Sep-2006

domUNIQUE and I


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2007 06:09:47 AM »

wow thank you!  i really appreciate that.


im hoping to get a better picture up later
THIS ROCKS   Logged

alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Life is Moving Along Splendidly
Offline Offline

Posts: 31512
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Make all things!!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2007 01:15:53 PM »

I like the creative use of something you found at a thrift store! Fun and cute--and with Domunique's influence (she is so stylish!), you can't go wrong!

I love sewing without a pattern as well...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

gem_oddfellow
It's not easy taking over the world...
Offline Offline

Posts: 36
Joined: 28-Dec-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2007 07:54:41 PM »

That's a really original skirt. I've been thinking about making an apron like that into a hippie-style apron dress. Cool idea to make a skirt.
Gem
THIS ROCKS   Logged
rozekitten
Offline Offline

Posts: 683
Joined: 19-Dec-2006

Glue, buttons, and a wall. Hmmm...


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2007 07:57:34 PM »

This is so interesting to me, but skirts and things tend to be reconned into aprons!  You took one and reversed that.  Great job!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Red Sparrow Author Jason Matthews Talks About the Sparrow School
Red Sparrow Author Jason Matthews Talks About Surveillance
Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews Talks About Enemies
Adam Grant Shares The Secrets Of Success
Children of the Jacaranda Tree by Sahar Delijani
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Lamp Transformation
Book Review: Handmade for Baby
Tute Tuesday: Warm Those Piggies!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.