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Dress cut down into skirt.
I love this dress, unfortunately I grew, and the dress didn't. So I cut off the top and made it into a skirt.

Posted by HollyPolly from United Kingdom • Published See HollyPolly's 32 projects »
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  • How to make a mini skirt. Dress Into Skirt - Step 1
    Step 1

    First cut out the zip from the dess. You don't have to be that neat, but I like to keep zips for future projects.

  • How to make a mini skirt. Dress Into Skirt - Step 2
    Step 2

    Then I cut off the top of the dress. I pinned the line and cut an inch above the pins.

  • How to make a mini skirt. Dress Into Skirt - Step 3
    Step 3

    Then sew a hem (a running stitch is fine.)Make it wide enough for the elastic and safety pin to get through.

  • How to make a mini skirt. Dress Into Skirt - Step 4
    Step 4

    Attach a safety pin to the elastic and feed it through the hem, knot the elastic, hide the knot in the seam and sew up the gap.

  • How to make a mini skirt. Dress Into Skirt - Step 5
    Step 5

    And there you have it! All done!

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Barmycarmy
Barmycarmy · Runcorn, Merseyside, United Kingdom · 8 projects

Wow that looks really easy! I'm normally put off by sewing tutorials because i dont own a machine but this looks like even i could do it lol! Thanks :)

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