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Posted by Aryn from Nijmegen, Gelderland, The Netherlands • Published See Aryn's 9 projects »
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  • How to recycle a skirt top. From Skirt To Top - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take an old skirt, this works the best if the skirt has an wide waistband.

  • How to recycle a skirt top. From Skirt To Top - Step 2
    Step 2

    Put it on upside down. So the waistband is still on your waist, but the bottom is around your upper half.
    Measure how wide you want your top to be.

  • How to recycle a skirt top. From Skirt To Top - Step 4
    Step 3

    Sew and cut of the fabric that is left on both sides.

  • How to recycle a skirt top. From Skirt To Top - Step 5
    Step 4

    If you like you top to be strapless, then your finished.
    But.....

  • How to recycle a skirt top. From Skirt To Top - Step 6
    Step 5

    I wanted sleeves. So I took the fabric that I cut. It was shaped like a triangle. I cut de top edge and folded it in half.

  • How to recycle a skirt top. From Skirt To Top - Step 7
    Step 6

    so it looks like this.

  • How to recycle a skirt top. From Skirt To Top - Step 8
    Step 7

    Pin onto your top and if your satisfied sew it on.

  • How to recycle a skirt top. From Skirt To Top - Step 9
    Step 8

    You should and up with something like this.

  • How to recycle a skirt top. From Skirt To Top - Step 10
    Step 9

    The end result.

  • How to recycle a skirt top. From Skirt To Top - Step 11
    Step 10

    The back.

  • Step 11

    I am very pleased with the result.
    I hope you like it too.

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