Today we have another denim mini makeover for you! There’s nothing like finding a good denim mini to use as bones in a refashion to get our creative juices flowing! This one we found at Goodwill for $1.25. It is by Younique. We just loved the studded detail around the waistband, and have been saving it for something special! It only needed a trim around the bottom as it was getting kind of shaggy. The rest of it was in great shape! Well, today is the day for this one to come back into production!
See the studs?
Next we found this really cute XL patterned dress by Rue 21. It’s lovely blues and browns stir something in our blood, and we had to have it. The price didn’t make it too hard to refuse either! $3 at Salvation Army means it’s coming home with us!
No work-ey in this condition, but just you wait and see!
Here’s the steps!
Step 1: Cut off shaggy bottom edges around bottom of denim mini.
Step 2: Cut off dress below brown trim. Originally we hoped that this brown trim would work around the bottom of the denim mini, but it was elastic and too small.
Step 3: Pin and sew bottom of dress to bottom of (newly shaved!) denim mini.
Step 4: Cut a slit in underskirt of dress to ease it for walking purposes. After all hobble skirts have gone out of style!
Step 5: Hem slit in underskirt.
Ta-Da! Here are the results of the denim mini makeover! Aria loves this skirt and feels it’s perfect for fall weather. She would suggest wearing it to a pumpkin patch to be inspired while picking out the perfect pumpkin! Or for staying warm while roasting marshmallows over a bonfire after a hayride!
The cat thinks it’s a winner too!
Total Time: 40 minutes
Total Cost: $4.25
Talent Level: Beginner Seamstress
Aria decided she could let this skirt go (with a sniff!) and it’s listed on ETSY for your favorite preteen to look superb this fall! So now we need you to vote in the poll and leave us some comment love before you pop on over to our ETSY shop to see all the fabulous skirts listed there!
Make it beautiful,