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Mermaid Skirt Remake – Oofda to Oooh La La!

For this stunning skirt refashion we started with 2 pieces that had great bones, but could use some pick-me-up.  We started with a plain denim mini.  Plain, but with potential for so much more! Cost $2.50

Next we found a blue polka dot skirt with colors that popped…a few sizes too large. Cost $2.00

That thing is so big, I think we could…hey come here model #2!

Verrrry funny, but a little hard to go out in public like that!

Here’s what we did:

Step 1: Measure bottom of mini.

Step 2: Fold in one section of polka dot skirt until it fits same measurement.

Step 3: Sew together sections of polka dot skirt, cut off excess on inside.

Step 4: Sew top of polka dot skirt inside bottom of mini.

Presenting….oooh la la!  We call this our mermaid skirt, with it’s flirty tail.

Total Cost: $4.50

Total Time: Approximately 30 minutes

Talent Level: Beginner Seamstress

Now that’s something she’ll be wearing in public…often!

What do you think?
What do you think?

Your turn!  What do you think?  Do you like the Oofda before or Oooh La La after?  Vote in the poll and leave your thoughts on your choice below.

Published by skirtfixation

Audrey, a mom of 9, sews and blogs at Skirt Fixation, your home for everything skirt related! There's lots of other sewing goodness too...after all can't leave the boys out of sewing adventures! She also designs and sells pattern through Project Run & Play.

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