About

Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Difficulty
• • • • •
Time
3h00

DIY: Summer Maxi Skirt Tutorial
It's easy and fun to turn an old thrift store dress into a cute new maxi skirt.

Posted by The Renegade Seamstress Published See The Renegade Seamstress's 7 projects »
PrintEmbed

You Will Need

  • How to sew a maxi skirt. Diy Summer Maxi Skirt Tutorial - Step 1
    Step 1

    Find a long, huge thrift store dress, with a fabric you like.

  • How to sew a maxi skirt. Diy Summer Maxi Skirt Tutorial - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut off the top of the dress.

  • How to sew a maxi skirt. Diy Summer Maxi Skirt Tutorial - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut extra fabric off the sides.

  • How to sew a maxi skirt. Diy Summer Maxi Skirt Tutorial - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sew new side seams.

  • How to sew a maxi skirt. Diy Summer Maxi Skirt Tutorial - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use fabric cut from sides to make a new waistband.

  • How to sew a maxi skirt. Diy Summer Maxi Skirt Tutorial - Step 6
    Step 6

    With right sides together, pin and sew waistband.

  • How to sew a maxi skirt. Diy Summer Maxi Skirt Tutorial - Step 7
    Step 7

    Fold over and sew a small casing in the top of the waistband. Thread the drawstring through the casing.

  • How to sew a maxi skirt. Diy Summer Maxi Skirt Tutorial - Step 8
    Step 8

    Sit back, relax and enjoy your new maxi skirt.
    For more refashion inspiration and tutorials, come visit me at The Renegade Seamstress
    www.chicenvelopements.wordpress.com
    I'd love to get to know you!
    Beth

  • How to sew a maxi skirt. Diy Summer Maxi Skirt Tutorial - Step 9
    Step 9

    Have fun and I know you can do it!!!

Made this project? Share your version »

Comments

Glenda A.
Glenda A.
Love this. Thanks for a frugal, easy and nice-looking project.
The Renegade Seamstress
The Renegade Seamstress · 7 projects
You are so welcome, Glenda!
Reply