Refashion: Crochet Pencil Skirt


I have been waiting for almost two years to do this refashion. I stumbled on this beautiful crochet tube dress and bought it without a second thought. It was only $10 and I happened to be shopping in  Houston (a rarity when I lived in South Texas) and I just couldn't help myself. Did I need a mini tube dress? No. Could I see it's potential as a pencil skirt? Yes, I sure could.



Here's a breakdown:



1. buy a tube dress with stretch (mine is a knit lined crochet)
2. cut off the bodice.
3. turn inside out & sew a straight line.
4. using this tutorial, attach elastic to the waist band (I buy mine here).



refashioned skirt - $10 | similar here | here | and here
j.crew necklace - gift | similar here | here | and here
floral heels - $20 | similar here | here | and here
thrifted coach tote - $18 | similar here | here | and here

I just love the texture and lightness. I think I know what I am wearing on Easter. 

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4 comments:

  1. Oooh, I LOVE this! So pretty, and such an awesome refashion!

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  2. It's appropriate time to make some plans for the future and it is time to be happy. I have read this post and if I could I want to suggest you few interesting things or tips. Maybe you can write next articles referring to this article. I wish to read more things about it!

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  3. Hi Madeline,
    I love your site and you are so talented! I was wondering if you'd like to join us in the third season of Refashion Runway that I host over on my site, The Renegade Seamstress. You can see what it's all about here: https://chicenvelopements.wordpress.com/2015/07/06/yay-its-back-open-casting-call-for-refashion-runway-season-three/

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    Beth aka The Renegade Seamstress
    bhunting@eoni.com

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