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Brown Floral Skirt – Lackluster to Linen Loveliness!

On this skirt remake, I started with two pieces with potential that just weren’t cutting it yet. The first was a tan corduroy mini skirt.

I don’t like that length, so the miniskirt wasn’t working.  Cost $2.50 at a thrift store.

The second was a knee length brown floral skirt – a linen piece with tiny wooden beads. The length was ok, and I loved the ruffle underneath, but I thought it would be much nicer paired with the mini.  Cost $2.00 again, a thrift store.

1. I pinned the brown floral skirt to the underneath of the corduroy one.

2. I sewed the brown florta skirt in place, and cut off the waistband.

Look at it now! This is my favorite kind of thrift store remake skirt, a ten-minute, easy winner that is doubly cute afterwards. It is adorable dressed up with a button-down top and heels, or dressed down with a plain blouse and flats.

Total time: 10minutes

Total cost $4.50

Talent Level: Beginner Seamstress

Lackluster to Linen Loveliness!
Lackluster to Linen Loveliness!

Now it’s your turn!  What do you think?  Lackluster before or linen loveliness after?  Vote in the poll and then let us know in the comments below.

Always be exciting,


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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