Well friends I did it again... this 'lace-crazed' brain took something thrifty and sewed it into something nifty... for only $3.fifty! Sure it rhymes, but it's also true.
I recently saw this lace curtain panel while thrifting and thought "time to make another skirt".
I had some wide elastic waist band already... and two large silky tan pillow cases to use for the lining of the skirt. Good cheap fun at this nest.
My very own lace maxi skirt! (Who decided these trendy skirts should be called 'maxi'? All I picture is a giant feminine pad?!)
Anyways, I'm pretty happy with it - despite the usual sewing blunders along the way (at which point Ben hears me saying "eeeeeeeediot!" at my sewing machine). Case in point: that gold lace waist was the perfect cover for an atrocious sewing line.
Yes, most of my projects are really the attempt to camouflage the bloopers and highlight the successes!
Sooo, here's a success: the pretty scalloped edge at the bottom of the skirt thanks to the curtain hem. Let's just pretend I sewed that part.
Annnnd, because I'm crazy.like...that...^ I also used the leftover lace to make yet another infinity scarf. Two upcycles for the price of one!
Yes friends, we made a tablecloth into a skirt... and now a curtain.
You know I did this just so that if I ever get complimented on it I can use Carol Burnett's great line: "I saw it in the window and I just couldn't resist it!".
Hope you're inspired to wear what ever's hanging around the house,
and if you want to catch up on previous upcycling posts you can go here!
Have a great weekend,
long & lacy mama,