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« on: March 14, 2013 10:38:42 AM »

Hi, everyone!

Last weekend, my aunt asked me to help her clean out my grandma's closet and give away the stuff she doesn't want or fit her anymore. So I did and I also kept some of my grandma's old skirts. They were really long and didn't fit at the waist but since they were gathered at the waist I figured they'd fit me after I cut off the waistband. After cutting off the waistband, shortening the skirt considerably and adding an elastic waistband, this is what I came up with:
 


For the tutorial and before pics visit my blog:
http://marthaslittle-bigworld.blogspot.com/2013/03/elastic-waist-skirt-refashion.html
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« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2013 11:05:16 AM »

Oh very cute! Great re-do!
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« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2013 11:41:17 AM »

You did a great job!
It looks well on you.
And what a great idea that you are now wearing your grandmothers skirt, but in a more modern way.
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« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2013 03:04:16 PM »

Cute as a button! And the personal history makes it even better!!
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« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2013 11:28:32 PM »

Thanks guys! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2013 03:38:35 PM »

Super cute!  Great job!
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« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2013 04:27:31 PM »

You did a great job! Free wardrobes rock! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2013 02:03:41 PM »

Great re-do...the skirt looks terrific on you!!
 
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