Turn a women's top into a little girl's skirt in these simple steps:
*the next step is optional if the fabric isn't stretchy.
tuck in the straps to wear as a skirt
or as a tunic/top
What you'll need:
-a women's top
-thread/needle or sewing machine
-5" elastic(1/4" width)
1. Cut off one strap and move it a few inches closer to the other strap, depending on the shoulder width of the little one.
2. Flip it inside out and take in the sides smaller, depending on the waist measurement of the little one.
3. (*optional if the fabric doesn't stretch much): Sew a 5" elastic onto the back. As you're sewing the elastic onto the fabric, gather the fabric little by little as you go.
Estimated time: 15 mins.
Project cost: under $1.
Skill level: beginner
after photos by Jessica Peterson.