Upcycle a long skirt into a simple summer dress

Added Jan 19, 2010

by akutyger

Salvador, Brazil

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Description

Have lots of long skirts from thrift shops? Did you know you can give them a second life as a dress? Turn a long India skirt into a simple knee length dress in an afternoon – it can still be worn as a skirt too!

Material Notes

You will need:

One long India skirt;
Scissors;
Sewing machine with zigzag stitch;
Elastic thread;
Regular cotton thread that matches your skirt;
Seam ripper (just in case)

Difficulty

Intermediate

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Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Beach, Bohemian, Other
Material
Cotton, Rayon, Silk

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