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Ann Taylor LOFT skirt remake – Fine to Fetching

For today’s skirt refashion, we started with two thrifted skirts.  Skirt number 1: A cute Ann Taylor Loft selection, just a little too short and plain for our taste. Cost $2.00

The skirt - fine, the expression - funny!
The skirt – fine, the expression – funny!

We also found a skirt in the girl’s section in the exact same shade of lime green!

Fine also, just fine, but nuthin’ special…yet.  Cost? $3.00

Plain with potential!
Plain with potential!

So here’s what we did:

Step 1:  Cut top off of lime green skirt.

Step 2: Pin and then sew on top of green ruffles to bottom of Ann Taylor skirt. (They were almost exactly the same measurement!

Step 3:  Sew 3 additional decorative stitching lines below hem.

How about that skirt now?  Try that one on for some immediate bounce in your step!

Mighty fetching skirt you've got there!
Mighty fetching skirt you’ve got there!

Total Cost: $5.00

Total Time: 20 minutes

Talent Level: Beginner Seamstress

Blowing kisses!
Blowing kisses!

Do you love this refashion as much as we do, so much that you can’t live without it?  Well, it is currently for sale in our Etsy shop along with some other things we’ve created!  Just click through to complete the sale and look fetching, too!


Fine or Fetching?
Fine or Fetching?

Your turn!  What do you think?  Do you prefer the Fine before or the Fetching after?  Vote in the poll and leave your thoughts on your choice in the comments section.

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2 thoughts on “Ann Taylor LOFT skirt remake – Fine to Fetching

  1. I LOVE THIS!! I was so impressed with the whole article on Princess Kate, you did a beautiful job of detailing her way of making a “fashion statement”.

    Loved all the re-makes, you girls will be busy & each have a new wardrobe for Aug.!

    What clever yung-ins I know. :O)

  2. […] it back on, probably more of an intermediate sewing project and it took me a couple hours. Here is Allegra’s skirt she’s referring […]

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