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Topic: Men's Tank Undershirt + Wrap Skirt = Gypsy Dress  (Read 1783 times)
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stoliedina
« on: May 15, 2008 08:22:41 AM »

I had a wrap skirt that I loved, but it never stayed closed on the sides, so I was always showing off an indecent amount of leg. It has languished in my closet for years. No longer!



Here's what I did:

I cut off the waist band of the skirt, then folded it right sides together and sewed up the side seam.

I embellished a plain black tank with scrap fabric and ribbon that I bought for this project. I hacked it off a few inches below my bust.

I then eased the skirt onto the cropped tank and voila! Gypsy dress.

All in all this was a painless project. It cost me about $3.50 in materials (the new fancy ribbon). If you want to see more process pics, you can see my blog post about the dress here: http://www.geekxnerd.com/2008/05/wrap-skirt-to-gypsy-dress.html

Thanks for looking! Smiley

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dmbgirl41
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2008 09:55:58 AM »

yay! Thanks so much for this idea!!!! Your dress is marvelous! I have a wrap skirt that I adore also & despite the fact that I pinned it- it almost fell off of me as I was dancing so hard at a DMB concert last summer! I wanted to wear it to a show this summer- I was thinking about sewing up the sides, but this totally is a better idea! Awesome!
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stoliedina
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2008 10:32:47 AM »

I have a wrap skirt that I adore also & despite the fact that I pinned it

I used to pin this also, and the fabric was so light that the pinning ripped some bad holes into it. I patched those up with leftover fabric from the waistband, and it's barely noticeable! Glad you like it Smiley
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