Several weeks ago, Plato’s Closet ( consignment store which sells mostly teenager stuff) had a clearance sale: everything you could fit in a bag for $10. It was crazy crowded, hectic, and hot digging through bins at their sidewalk sale, but I think I came away with $10 well spent. This is one of the several items that I stuffed into my bag:
So I got it home and chopped it up.
I took the extra width from the skirt to make a bodice. I didn’t bother with darts or a zipper closure (inserting zippers is my least favorite part of sewing and I avoid them like the plague). I used the waistband, which already had a curve to it, to make ruffled sleeves (which are mostly successful at hiding bra straps…a must have for a summer dress for this mama).
TOO BIG SKIRT
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