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:
Ashtag Multicolor Pleated Skirt
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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Today we have another Buy or DIY skirt for you! Since velvet is all the rage, but the price of a velvet skirt will make you rage, we’re going to show you how to make a copycat velvet Alexander McQueen skirt for way, way less. Let’s just say your rage will turn to smug glee!
Copycat velvet Alexander McQueen skirt Details:
Velvet Midi skirt: Alexander McQueen for Nordstrom
Fabric Recommendation: Stretch Velvet Wine Fabric
Pattern Recommendation: Tilly and the Buttons Dominique Skirt
Copycat velvet Alexander McQueen skirt Math:
Alexander McQueen for Nordstrom velvet skirt: $575
Fabric needed: 1.5 yards
Fabric: $9.98 per yard
Notions: $3.59 Knit Non-Roll Elastic
Total Cost: $29.59 for DIY
Total Savings: $545.41
Wow, the DIY wins again!! Are you seeing a pattern here? We love showing you how easy it is to look fashionable and follow the latest skirt trends without breaking the bank. We hope we’ve convinced you with this copycat velvet Alexander McQueen Buy or DIY skirt edition. Check out all our Buy or DIY skirt posts, they’re so fun and save you so much money!
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It’s time for another Buy or DIY skirt! When we saw this beautiful embroidered denim skirt, we just had to check it out. But then we saw the price tag, and you might say we had a little sticker shock. But you know us, we just had to figure out a way to DIY this skirt!
Embroidered Denim Skirt Knockoff Details:
Needle & Thread Wild Flower Embroidered Denim Skirt
Fabric Recommendation: Telio Denim Embroidered Single Border Floral Red/Turquoise/Pink Fabric
Pattern Recommendation: Alina Sewing Design Co. Chi-Town Chinos
Embroidered Denim Skirt Knockoff Math:
Needle & Thread Wild Flower Embroidered Denim Skirt: $400 retail price.
Fabric needed: 1.5 yards
Fabric: $10.98 per yard
Notions: $2.20 denim zipper
Total Cost: $33.67 for DIY
Total Savings: $366.33
Embroidered Denim Skirt Knockoff Summary:
Wow, the DIY wins again!! Are you seeing a pattern here? (See what we did there?!) So now we are totally in the mood to whip up an embroidered denim skirt…how about you?
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