Today we have another Buy or DIY skirt for you! This time we’re showing you how you can make a perfect skirt for spring and look like you paid big bucks. Except you didn’t! Our skirt pick of the day is a springy Ashtag multicolor pleated skirt we found on Amazon.
Ashtag Pleated Skirt Details:
Fabric Recommendation: Art Gallery Wild Bloom Summer Bouquet Grey Fabric
Pattern Recommendation: Violette Field Threads Whitney Skirt & Trousers Pattern (Read our full review of this pattern here.)
Ashtag Pleated Skirt Math:
Ashtag Pleated Skirt: $2049 retail price.
Floral Fabric needed: 1.5 yards at $12.73 per yard
Notions: zipper $1.47
Ashtag Pleated Skirt Summary:
Total Cost: $20.57 for DIY
Total Savings: $2028.43
Now we’re not sure who ever would pay over $2000 for a skirt they could make for around $20? Maybe they have money to burn? Maybe it’s a status symbol? Maybe they’re crazy? Maybe they don’t know how to sew? We don’t know, but while we’re thinking about it, we’re going to go sew up a $20 skirt and save over $2000.
Wow, the DIY wins again!! Are you seeing a pattern here? (See how amazing we are at puns?!?) On trend, warm, and totally worth the time and price you paid if you DIY! We’re going to keep showing you these great Buy or DIY Skirt deals because skirts are a great way to get into sewing, and what more to inspire you than to see how you can sew it for waaaaaaaay less? Click here to see all our Buy or DIY skirt posts.
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