Thursday, March 31, 2016
Back in the Sewing Studio
It's been a little while since I've been able to devote most of a Saturday to sewing, but I was finally able to do so last weekend! I finished up four different projects (most of them were just about complete), in an effort to actually clean up my in-progress list, and of course to finish something up in time to wear for Easter! That is for another post though - today's outfit incorporates a simple dress to skirt conversion. I've had this dress for quite a while, but hadn't worn it in quite a while, and thought I would enjoy it better as a skirt. I cut the top half off probably about a year ago, and it had been relegated to the clothing rack where projects go to die. I rescued it though, and added a simple elastic waistband, done by serging the skirt to the lining fabric, flipping it over to the inside and sewing it down with the elastic inside. I initially tried serging the elastic directly to the skirt, but that didn't work out so well. Super simple fix, and now I have a cute, springy skirt!