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Topic: Skirt reconstructed out of sweat shorts, jeans & a button down shirt  (Read 1995 times)
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« on: April 17, 2008 09:36:41 AM »

This is the first skirt I have ever made without a pattern and first at attempting to reconstruction one.

The waistband/top of the skirt is made out of this holey pair of sweat shorts:


The 2nd tier is from my son's too small jeans:

The 3rd tier is from my son's too small button down shirt (sorry, don't have before pic).

I wanted to make it a little offbeat so I intentionally did not line up the seams and left the buttons from the shirt on the fabric for an added embellishment.


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« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2008 10:18:37 AM »

It looks wicked comfortable!! I've always wanted to make a skirt similar to that but always thought I'd mess it up, lol. Great job!

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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2008 05:13:56 PM »

What a great way to give new life to some old clothes!
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