skirt changed into dress

Added May 26, 2008

by fashion1

Dresden, Germany

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What to do with an old skirt which have not really a “up today length”? (not really long, ends over ankels)

Make a dress :)!

The cut of this skirt is terrible, but the fabric is nice. So I decided to make something new. I use the burda pattern number 8071 (you can buy it on www.burdafashion.com).

Quick, easy, and very comfy to wear. Because of the fabric I need no zipper. I added an elastic band at the waist. The fabric is not stretchy, but hm… crinkeld?! Sorry, I don´t no the name of it :/.

I think it looks better when I wear it with a waistbelt.

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    Jun 3, 2008, 11.10 AMby adgentry

    Great remake!! Really cute and looks wonderful on you!

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    May 27, 2008, 08.00 AMby anajan

    This is a cute dress! My mother used to have similar silk skirt, she never wore. So, I made a simple dress out of it – that’s how I know this can be done for sure! :) Well done!

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    May 27, 2008, 02.51 AMby majnets3s

    I like it!

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    May 27, 2008, 12.27 AMby lybu

    I like it more without the waist belt. I am agree, this is an amazing transformation and this dress fits you perfect.

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    May 26, 2008, 05.59 PMby mmmrphs

    Wonderful dress- I too am amazed that you found enough fabric in the skirt!

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    May 26, 2008, 04.54 PMby jellybean

    Oh you did a fabulous job of recycling. I too have a skirt which is ankle length and made of a crinkle type fabric, that I was thinking about converting into a dress because I no longer wear it. You have inspired me to go ahead and do it.

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    May 26, 2008, 04.44 PMby reneebeth

    it is great! in your 3rd and 4th photos, it looks like the black part of the fabric matches up perfectly with your waistline. It’s like this dress was meant to be!

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    May 26, 2008, 04.31 PMby yoshimi

    I love your new dress! A great transformation.

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    May 26, 2008, 09.15 AMby maya511

    this is absolutely beautiful! what an amazing transformation!

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    May 26, 2008, 08.49 AMby polychromatin

    Wow, I’m totally overwhelmed! How did you get that dress out of that skirt? Seams nearly impossible to me! The result is very impressive and way better than the skirt!

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