The Convert Circle Skirt

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    The Facts
    Fabric | A free, 100% cotton, bed sheet for the skirt and a remnant from a refashion for the top.
    Pattern | I used a mash up of circle skirt knowledge to figure out how to cut the waist circle (then got scared it would be too small and ended up making it too big! Trust your math!) and I used the scalloped waistband from this pattern. I winged it on the top.
    Year | Current, but sort of vintage in feel, I think.
    Notions | Thread, zipper and buttons.
    Time to complete | A few hours over a couple of days for the skirt. I let it hang for a day or so, but I went the cheater's way on the hem and just serged and folded it under (as you can see in one of the photos). I spent too much time on that damn top!
    First worn | While freezing to death in my living room! It is soooo cold in NYC!
    Wear again? | Yes...maybe. I like how it looks in the pics, but that skirt is less than perfect. And it will wrinkle like an SOB if I sit in it. The top will likely see a lot of wear.
    Total price | A few bucks? I got the bed sheet in a giveaway bin in front of store that was going out of business and the the fabric for the top was a leftover from a skirt-to-dress refashion that only cost $6.

    Blogged:http://sownbrooklyn.com/2012/04/24/the-convert-circle-skirt/

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