I found some cute shirts at a garage sale this morning. I’ve already refashioned two, but it was too dark to take the second “after” photo. Here’s the first one.

circle print shirt

The top portion was a little tight and the bottom was big enough to be a skirt. Ha! A skirt! I cut off the top and sewed a casing for the elastic. It even already had pockets!

circle print skirt

It hits just above the knee, which is about as high as I go these days. The fabric is lightweight and it’s going to be a nice, cool skirt for the hot days of August.

refashion: Shirt 50 cents from a garage sale. Elastic from my stash.

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4 Responses to wardrobe refashion: shirt to skirt

  1. amy in ne says:

    LOVE IT! I would never thought of a skirt from the bottom part. I’m headed to a big benefit rummage sale tomorrow, I’ll keep my eyes open.

  2. Barbara Bannister-Harrison says:

    That is too cute i love that!!

  3. sarah m says:

    cute! I def. like it better as a skirt…and I LOVE me some skirts with pockets!

    Sarah M

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