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« on: March 11, 2006 07:15:56 PM »

My uncle bought me this skirt from bebe a while ago (which means that it was expensive!!) but it was totally not my style:



In my hand you can see that there are some little ties. There were 3 or 4 sets of ties up the sides of the skirt because the top layer of the skirt was not sewn up at the sides. I think it made my legs look really short.

So I decided to fix it up..why own an expensive skirt that you'll never wear? I unstitched the bottom panel from the bottom row of lace, took off the side ties and sewed up the sides. Then I rehemmed the slip so that it would  be shorter than the top layer (duh). I'm quite pleased with the result!

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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2006 07:31:37 PM »

You did a great job on this Smiley

(I sort of liked the style the first time, but your way is so much more flattering for you!)
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« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2006 07:34:37 PM »

Wow, that looks really well done!
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« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2006 08:24:17 PM »

I think it's a thousand times better! Great job! It's great that you can recycle things you won't ever wear to such a stylish skirt.
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« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2006 08:50:14 PM »

That is really cute. Great job!!!

I really want one now!!!
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« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2006 08:22:29 PM »

You look so much happier with the short skirt. Good job, it looks awsome!
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« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2006 03:26:46 PM »

It looks so cute!
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« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2006 03:34:03 PM »

It looks so much better shortened.  Great job!
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« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2006 04:12:50 PM »

it looks great! awesome job!
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« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2006 12:38:10 PM »

It's really cute, and I have to say, your face in the before picture is totally priceless.  Hehehe.

In my family, we're totally cool with being like "hey, not my style, can I return it and get something I like?", so in your situation I totally would've done that and gotten lots of money to go thrifting with.  Wink  That said, I know a lot of people's families aren't like that, so yay for making an awesome skirt  you'll wear out of an expensive one you didn't like.  ^_^
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