Friday, November 18, 2011

Shirt to Skirt in less than 2 hours

Finished product.......a lovely skirt!


A brief overview.........


We started with a heavyweight, 100% cotton, wrinkle resistant,
 L.L.Bean XL tall men's shirt, 
purchased at a local thrift store for $2.


Cut the shirt below the chest pocket.


Took in the side seams, added front and back darts
and a waist band, made from sleeve fabric.


What a fun, quick project, and best of all, Andrea loves it !
Not bad for $2 and 2 hours.

Have a great weekend!
Carolyn

P.S.  Thanks AmandaJean @ Crazy Mom Quilts for the Finish it Up Friday Challenge!

3 comments:

Elaine M said...

What a great up-cycle!

Heidi said...

Cute skirt - cute model!

Susie at ProsperityStuff said...

Brilliant! I've cut big denim skirts and dresses into skirts for my girls ... never tried it with a shirt! Good thinking!