Pencil midi skirt Refashion

May 30, 2015 , In: My Tutorials
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Pencil midi skirt Refashion 2

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I found this old skirt in my mother´s wardrobe. It doesn´t fit her anymore so I tried it but it was too big for me. I loved the floral pattern so I thought it would be a pretty pencil skirt. Lucky for me most of the work was done, so I just needed to add the elastic waist and cut the extra fabric off sides.

If you have a similar large skirt, refashion it this way:

Supplies:

– Large skirt
–  Sewing machine
–  Scissors
–  Elastic waist
–  Pins
–  Matching thread

First remove the old elastic ( if there’s any ) and add a new one ( measure waist + 1 inch = length of elastic).

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On the opening of the waistband, using a safety pin push and pull the elastic with fingers all the way through. Next sew the ends of the elastic in each side.

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Try on the skirt and pin it approximately on how much fabric you need to take off sides and mark it with a pen. Then sew on the side marked lines.

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Try the skirt, if it fits you nice then remove the extra fabric off sides. Finish with a zigzag seam, iron out and it´s done.

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