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Upcycled Shirt And Jeans = Boho Skirt

Added Apr 18, 2011

by tanu

Portland, Oregon...




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Yet another project awaiting more (better) images and step by step instructions for what is a super easy project. I get comments on this skirt all the time and – best yet – it helped preserve two articles of clothing that I loved but that were going the way of deterioration.

This photo was taken at the dollar store in Seaside, OR. I am modeling the underwear and headband which I understand obscures the skirt but promise to reveal it once I have the moxie in me to get my instructions pulled together. Let this stand as my placemarker and motivation.

Material Notes

That rare pair of jeans that truly fit well.
Old old cotton poly blend men’s button down that never really fit well but that was such a pretty color.
Some bright, scrap fabric from




Garment Type

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    Apr 18, 2011, 04.51 AMby milnay3

    Once you’re done you could probably make a full length gown out of those undies!

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      Apr 18, 2011, 04.54 AMby tanu

      It’s the undies + headscarf combo that is really workin, though.

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