Today we have another Buy or DIY skirt for you! We’ll be showing you an easy way to make an inexpensive knockoff of a high-end leather skirt.
Our skirt pick of the day is the Adrienne Skirt from Nordstrom. This is a sueded leather skirt and has some fantastic paneled detailing.
Buy or DIY Details:
Nordstrom Skirt: Adrienne Suede Skirt
Fabric Recommendation: Perfection Leather Brown Fabric
Pattern Recommendation: Lekala Trumpet Skirt Modify by shortening to knee length, split the panels in the middle alternate directions, use snaps instead of buttons and buttonholes
Buy or DIY Math:
Nordstrom skirt: $945 retail price.
Fabric needed: 1 yard at $14.98 per yard
Notions: Snaps $5.30
Total $: $23.27 for DIY
Total Savings: $921.73
Buy or DIY Summary:
No question, the DIY wins for sure!! Please note that our fabric recommendation is leather, so by making this skirt yourself you are not compromising quality at all! You’ll be winning if you follow this fun DIY trend and make yourself this inexpensive wardrobe addition.
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