Skirt Refashion: Adult Skirt to Toddler Maxi Dress

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I promise my blog is not all about the evil, delightfully delicious things I bake. No,  sometimes it’s about the clothes and then things I’ve sewn! For the next couple of posts I plan on showing you the things that I’ve made for my girls, or girl in this regard – DD#5 has been the main recipient of my sewing skills of late!

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My DH brought me this skirt last year, but it’s not really my thing. It got well used this past Summer by DD#1, but she ripped it close to the bottom and I kept putting off repairing it. So when I started looking at more toddler diy projects on Pinterest, I couldn’t resist when I saw the one about converting a skirt to a toddler dress.

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It turned out so cute too! It is lined, you might be able to see some of the liner down by DD#5’s right ankle and I used the pieces I cut from the sides to make the shoulder straps. The straps are gathered to produce the ruffled effect. It should grow with her as she ages, I plan to lengthen the straps or just cut it short into a skirt, or maybe make it into a romper for her. Ooo! I like that idea! Smile Stay tuned Winking smile

Post inspired by: Wardrobe Refashion: Thrifted Skirt to Toddler Dress

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