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Just Another…

Just Another…

Here are the before shots of one of my recent thrift store find, a long floral skirt:   I liked the pattern: and the price, but it looks way too much like a middle-aged woman’s church skirt. So I decided to make a new hem for it. I knew I wanted it to be at … Continue reading

A New Skirt and Bag, Lovely Fabric, and More Jars

A New Skirt and Bag, Lovely Fabric, and More Jars

I found this lovely fabric at a thrift store a week or so ago. It’s amazingly soft, luscious wool in a classic houndstooth pattern. It was only $2.99, and I really want to turn it into a scarf, a pencil skirt, a blazer, and a sweater dress… unfortunately I will only have enough for one of those things. It’s … Continue reading

Ballet Inspired Tulle Skirt

Ballet Inspired Tulle Skirt

I have seen ton’s of pretty tulle skirts around lately, here are some examples:        From left to right (click on the picture for origin site): 1. Burdastyle.com’s Brocade and Tulle Party Frock 2. Fashion is Spinach’s vintage tulle skirt 3. Urban Outfitters’ Pins and Needles Tulle Skirt For my skirt I used … Continue reading

Simple Fix for a Too Tight Skirt

Simple Fix for a Too Tight Skirt

              I picked up this dark denim skirt second-hand two days ago. It’s from Ann Taylor and I got it for $3.99. I never try stuff on at thrift stores, I generally hold it to my body and guess if it will fit or not… this time I got … Continue reading

Wardrobe Revamp: Too Short Skirt Fix

Wardrobe Revamp: Too Short Skirt Fix

In this edition of Wardrobe Revamp I have this lovely little skirt: I really like the feel of the fabric, the deep side pockets, the detailing on the front and the super comfy elastic back… What I don’t like is that when worn on the true waist like in this picture I couldn’t bend over at all, … Continue reading

Wardrobe Revamp: Old Skirt Re-Redo

Wardrobe Revamp: Old Skirt Re-Redo

I can’t remember exactly where or when I got this skirt because its been that long. I don’t have a picture of it in its original state, the hemline fell awkwardly around mid-shin. This is a picture of it after my hem alteration from several years ago. I wasn’t good at sewing when I decided to alter it, … Continue reading