Saturday, July 27, 2013

Upcycling skirts

This week I'm looking at skirts and what can be done to upcycle them.


Bags

For me, the first thing I would think of to make from a skirt is a bag because a skirt's shape is well suited to this.

Here's a bag I made from one of my daughter's old skirts that no longer fitted her:

This was a nice simple upcycle - as I just needed to stitch the bottom of the skirt closed ( it was already a lined skirt - so produced a nice lined bag). Then added straps and embellishments!

Here are some other bags that people have made from skirts:

This one from Blissful and Domestic:





Here's even a great Youtube video by GiannyL on how to convert and old skirt into a bag!
 (GiannyL has several great videos showing clothes upcycles!


Now some other things made from skirts:



Second Chances By Susan came up with these great refashions of skirts into a top and a dress:


And here - All Things Reconsidered repurposed some old skirts into tablecloths!


A few more skirt upcycling projects can be found on on my 


And if you have any of your own skirt upcycling ideas and projects -then please do add them to the linky below - which will stay open long term so you can come back anytime and add or browse more!

And to see other ideas for upcycling clothing item by item
 - go here
I'm exploring a new item each week.

Happy Upcycling!



2 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for featured my bag, dear Jill!
    Big hugs!!!

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