Stylebop Neoprene Skirt {Buy or DIY}

Today we have another Buy or DIY skirt for you! This time we’re showing you how you can make a trendy skirt perfect for summer for WAY less than retail price.

Our skirt pick of the day is a very fun neoprene skirt from Stylebop.   Neoprene is a knit fabric, but stiff and thick, yet soft and voluminous.  Another name for it is scuba knit.  Think wetsuit gone classy!  This skirt from Stylebop has inverse pleats which stand out and define it.  We immediately knew which pattern to use because of those fantastic pleats!

How would you like to save $745 by sewing your own skirt?  Skirt Fixation shows you how!!!

 

Buy or DIY skirt Details:

Stylebop skirt: Jim Sander Neoprene Skirt

Fabric Recommendation: Pon Te Am Scuba Knit Pink

Pattern Recommendation:  Violette Field Threads Quinn Skirt

Buy or DIY Skirt Math:

Stylebop skirt: $770 retail price.

Fabric needed: 1 1/8 yards at $5.98 per yard

Pattern: $10.95 (on sale for $7.12)

Elastic: Pink waistband elastic  $6.99

Total $: $24.67 for DIY

Total Savings: $745.33

Wow, the DIY wins hands down!! You’ll be winning too if you follow this fun trend and make yourself a neoprene skirt.  And we’d like to point out that the Violette Field Threads pattern comes with a top pattern too.  So bonus!  We’ve made them both (and the girl’s version too!) and we can assure this is a great pattern.

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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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