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HeatherWeavie
« on: January 24, 2011 12:27:46 PM »

So I fould this weird romper thing with a sunflower pattern in my closet that I had acquired from who-knows-where a while back. This thing had the worst shorts on it. They were huge and flared and just bad, but I absolutely loved the fabric. I thought about it for a while and decided that I wanted to make it into a skirt. So last night I broke out the scissors and sewing machine and set to work...



This is the romper before...


(a close-up of the sunflower pattern)


...and this is the romper after! (Bonus: there were already pockets in the shorts portion of the romper!)

I absolutely love my new skirt! I didn't do the best sewing job on it though, but I don't really care. It isn't too noticeable. It was my first recon and I'm extremely proud of it.

I was so excited to wear my skirt today, but I didn't have any elastic on hand for the waist, so I went and dug out an old hoodie string from my box of crafting supplies so that I could cinch up the waist until I get to the craft store. Tongue

So what do you think?
« Last Edit: January 24, 2011 04:54:27 PM by HeatherWeavie » THIS ROCKS   Logged

AudreyDecember
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2011 04:58:17 PM »

Looks great!!  And I love that it has pockets. Smiley
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WhimsySister
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2011 07:18:11 PM »

You're right the fabric is nice & sunny. I like what you did with it.
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... and they lived happily ever after ... in Ireland.
Jannapy
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2011 02:50:13 PM »

I love how you styled it for winter!
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If you can't do it with duck tape...it can't be done!

http://sundayinthecountry.blogspot.com/
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