We are so excited about today’s skirt! We’ve sort of combined a refashion and a copycat skirt! So hold on to your skirt…here we go! We started with a denim mini (one of our favorite places to start.)
This one is an American Eagle with some teal-ish green accent stitching, perfect for what we had in mind. We picked it up from Shelly’s Boutique for $2.64 (thank you Shelly!)
Next we found an asymmetrical skirt in a green floral print. It was in good shape, but asymmetrical is not in anymore. But mullet skirts (also known as hi-low skirts) are definitely the trend. It’s a brand Twenty One and we picked it up at Goodwill for $1.25!
Refashion, here we come!
Step 1: Cut off self-fabric belt ties, save these for later!
Step 2: Pin Twenty One skirt to bottom of American Eagle denim mini, lining up the dip at the back.
Step 3: Sew around hem of American Eagle denim mini on the outside.
Step 4: Cut off extra material inside skirts, about 1/2 inch above stitching line.
Step 5: Sew another row of stitching around hem of American Eagle denim mini for extra support. We used teal-ish green thread for these last two steps, matching the already decorative stitching on the American Eagle denim mini.
Step 6: Sew self-fabric belt ties (from step 1) together, to make a cute belt for skirt.
That’s it! What do you think? We are so incredibly happy about this skirt! We took it from an outdated asymmetrical shape to a total Ace! (as we used to say in volleyball.)
We love the droop down effect in the back created by both the skirt hem and the former asymmetrical shape of the skirt! Also see the matching stitching?
Total Time: 40 minutes
Total Cost: $3.89
Talent Level: Beginner Seamstress
Well, now it’s your turn to vote and show us what you think of this skirt! And because we are so very, very pleased with the outcome of this skirt, we’ve decided to offer it to you on ETSY!
Make it beautiful,