Added Apr 30, 2013
by Amanda Flynn
So here it is, a little later than promised: my step-by-step demonstration of how I turned a little dress, that didn’t fit or flatter so well, into a skirt that I love. I’ve done this at least 3 times now, and while each one was a little different, and needed it’s own unique “tweaks,” all of the results have been great. Not only does this simple technique allow you to breathe new life into a piece you already own, but it gives you more shopping options. Find a dress at the thrift store with a totally awesome print, but it’s too short or not your style? Buy it anyway, and turn it into your next favorite skirt!
For full step-by-step photos visit: http://amandabethonline.blogspot.com/2013/04/diy-fashionista-dress-to-skirt-re.html
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