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Dashynia
« on: July 23, 2011 05:59:57 AM »

Found some old pair of pants and a skirt that used to belong to my mom... wanted some high waisted skirts for a long time...

Here is the result -

This one used to be the pants, unfortunately they are one size too big for me - but that is solved with a belt. 
I just cut off the legs, straightened the crotch and hemmed it, this way all the beautiful details and pockets are maintained.
 


This one used to be a long skirt, was too big  as well - so I inserted a new elastic.



I'm in love with them, the can be worn in many different combinations and styles.
What do you think?
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marlie2
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2011 06:22:21 PM »

LOVE them! great job!!
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indigo flower girl
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2011 08:11:48 AM »

Very nice, good use for old pants!
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toobadsosad
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2011 12:13:15 PM »

I like it! What do you mean by straightened the crotch, though?
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Dashynia
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2011 08:00:00 AM »

Thank you guys,

 toobadsosad  - when you fold pants in two you get this "bump" in the crotch area, so I just sewed it in a straight line (what you get when you fold a skirt in two.) I hope this explains it.
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Sara87
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2011 02:54:22 PM »

Cuteness! Love it Smiley
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elmobob123
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2012 12:32:09 PM »

They are well nice.
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Minúscula
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2012 05:34:30 PM »

Oh so classy!
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