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A cute, cheap skirt!
I saw this $35 skirt at American Apparel, and I thought "There's no way that's worth that much money. I could make one myself for a lot cheaper." In a fit of inspiration, I found granny shorts for $4 like 5 minutes later at a thrift store, which would work perfectly.

HOW TO:
Rip up the crotch seam, pin the front and back sections into straight lines (be careful of puckering) and then sew it back together.

Let me know what you think!

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Posted by Janessa M. from La Cañada Flintridge, California, United States • Published See Janessa M.'s 3 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Sorry, I don't have any photos fpr the instructions yet. If I make another one later I'll put them up.

    But take a pair of shorts with an inch elastic that will be long enough to be a skirt. I recommend one with pockets, because pockets are awesome.

  • Step 2

    Use a seam ripper to remove the part of the shorts where they connect at the crotch.

  • Step 3

    Pin the front sections together in a straight line. Be careful of puckering. Do the same for the back.

  • Step 4

    Sew the sections back together. I recommend using a sewing machine so that the seams are good and tight.

  • Step 5

    Once you've sewn it back together, make sure the hems are proper, and cut off the extra fabric on the inside. Enjoy!

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Jane  C.
Jane C. · 11 projects
OMG I had the same experience and am so glad that somebody finally figured out how to make these skirts on their own -I can't wait to see the pics so that I can try this out.. ! Happy
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tarrah.
tarrah. · California, California, US · 8 projects
a detail how to please Happy im soo excited
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tarrah.
tarrah. · California, California, US · 8 projects
a detail how to please Happy im soo excited
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Janessa M.
Janessa M. · La Cañada Flintridge, California, US · 3 projects
thanks! Happy
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M.a.r.i.s.o.l.
M.a.r.i.s.o.l. · Los Angeles, California, US · 15 projects
VERY CUTE!
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