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Topic: Skirt or Top? HELP DECIDE  (Read 700 times)
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« on: August 11, 2008 08:17:12 PM »

So I dug out this skirt from my closet yesterday... its about five years old, and back then, i REALLY like hte asymmetrical hem. now i realized.. not so much. So i was thinking of ways to recon it, and all of a sudden, i thought, "Why not a top?!"

theres two ways i could wear this skirt as a top, and i'll show you it as a skirt as well:

pardon the shortness (and my lack of .. er.. pants o.o;) I promise you won't see too much =d .. and i'll wear pants underneath! OH and sorry about the bra strap exposure, for those of you who might get offended >< I'm not comfortable with bralessness at ALL, and i misplaced my strapless bra =d

as a skirt:

as a top: seam FRONT (so i was thinking of covering the seam with a piece of contrast fabric, maybe dark green, or white) and adding some buttons

as a top 2 : YOKE front (i dono what i'd do to change it though...)

Even though i think wearing it the first way would be a bit more bothersome when  it comes to reconstruction (sewing buttons over a SEAM? ew Sad i think it'd be kinda cute..
but i really like hte way the SECOND one skims over my hips :

OPINIONS PLEASE?!?!?! and suggestions on how to recon? SadSad any ideas appreciated! THANKYOU
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« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2008 04:54:02 PM »

I like it much better as a top.  Smiley

I actually like the second top better....not sure why......

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« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2008 04:58:09 PM »

Definitely wear it as a top.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2008 05:29:58 PM »

I've been having the same thoughts for the same style of skirt!

I like your version of a top best with the yoke in front.

You can also take the front 'points' of the hem, and tie them loosely at the back to change the look.

You could re-con it entirely to take advantage of the nice fabric.

Or you could remove the asymmetrical hem entirely, so it's the same length all round, and wear it as a regular skirt or top. You could also use the cut-off fabric to make some straps, if your strapless bra doesn't turn up!

Hope you find a good solution!

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