Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Under 30 Minutes Skirt

Here is a picture of a great little skirt I made last night which took me less than 30 minutes and cost me under $1.00. Hurray!! After telling a few people what I made it out of, I'm kinda scared to share it with the world. But whatever, I think it's cute so I'll share. Can you guess what I used?

Promise not to laugh, or make fun of me. Please.

Ok. I made it out of a pillowcase. I bought the pillowcase for 50 cents. The whole roll of pink trim was only $1.00, so it probably works out to like 10 cents for the amount I used.  And for the waist - I didn't feel like playing with zippers last night, so I just made an elastic waist casing for some elastic I had on hand.

I think for under $1.00 it's great! I hope you liked this quick and easy skirt (and that you're not laughing at me) :)

PS - Isn't the polka dot umbrella great. It actually was raining and I wanted to get these pictures taken while it was still light out.

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  1. Hey, there's nothing to laugh at you for! I think it's great that you upcycled and reused. And your skirt turned out great. It looks so comfy but yet summery cute. I'm going to have to look for a cute pillowcase to do the same with. Hope you don't mind of I copy your idea. I've been wanting some cute but comfy skirts for the summer (trying to up my style from just basic shorts and tshirt everyday!), and this looks like just the ticket! Thank you so much for sharing your skirt!

  2. Thanks for the comments guys. I think I might just try a different Pillowcase Skirt now.

    GaMtnScrap - if you make one send me a picture. I'd love to see!

  3. I love it! The trim is a nice detail. I've got to try making myself some clothes.
    Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving such a sweet comment! I love running into fellow Canadians!