TAG: Skirts

It’s A Wrap With These DIY Dresses

It’s A Wrap With These DIY Dresses

Wrap dresses and skirts are comfortable and easy to wear, but their popularity and versatility can sometimes also come with a way off the budget tag. With some extra fabric, scraps, sheets, linens or even other dresses and skirts, they can be transformed into a stylish wrap-able fashion. Famous for starting the wrap dress craze, Diane Von Furstenburg’s dresses are fabulous and sought-after, but they can also be made do it yourself style with some sewing know how. This vintage looking vogue inspired wrap dress imitates a stunning Diane Von Furstenburg style, minus the 100’s of dollars in costs. Tips are… read more

Make A Maxi Dress And Skirt From A Sheet

Make A Maxi Dress And Skirt From A Sheet

Dresses and skirts can be pricey wardrobe staples, especially if they are well made from quality material. However, with some sewing skill and for the price of a bed sheet, maxi dresses and skirts are just a few stitches away. The following patterns are good examples of how to turn an ordinary sheet into a new wearable style, and some were made for only around $2.00. Investing in a wrinkle free sheet may cost more, but it will make the outcome require less fuss. The style below is really rocking the sheet look, but the waist shown on the dress is… read more

Totally Simple to Make Tiered Dresses and Skirts

Totally Simple to Make Tiered Dresses and Skirts

If you have a supply of extra fabric or unworn skirts or dresses, think about transforming them into custom tiered fashions. Using mainly old clothes, fabric remnants or inexpensive thrift store finds, you can make your own tiered dresses and skirts, and the same technique can be used to make designs to fit both child and grown up sizes. Additional supplies needed are scissors, thread or fabric glue and a sewing machine or endurance abundant sewing hands. Portions of clothing or other recycled fabrics are ideal for this project, as are things that are never worn, like old miniskirts or… read more

Do It Yourself Upcycled Skirts

Do It Yourself Upcycled Skirts

If you love comfortable, tailor made skirts but don’t enjoy their non-adjustable price tag, try designing your own. Look in the closet or at secondhand stores for fabric bargains and chances are inspiration will strike. With tons of free online resources and a little imagination you don’t need supreme sewing capabilities to upcylce skirts for the whole family. Skirts of any size can be made from an endless list of materials. Take a look at what you have lying around that can be resalvaged. It is likely that you already have most of what is needed to use for a… read more