Six Sweet and Simple Skirts that You Can Sew from Recycled Fabrics

Sock Monkeys Sheet SkirtOkay, those first two projects are for kids, but this tutorial for sewing a skirt from a flat sheet will also work for grown-ups. Sheets have so much variety that there’s really something for everyone, and all you have to do is decide if you’d rather have a skirt with a vintage flower print or a Scooby-Doo print.

The tutorial for this project shows you how to sew an elastic waistband, but for a more sophisticated finish, make the casing as instructed but instead of elastic, insert a drawstring.

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Written by Julie Finn

I'm a writer, crafter, Zombie Preparedness Planner, and homeschooling momma of two kids who will hopefully someday transition into using their genius for good, not the evil machinations and mess-making in which they currently indulge. I'm interested in recycling and nature crafts, food security, STEM education, and the DIY lifestyle, however it's manifested--making myself some underwear out of T-shirts? Done it. Teaching myself guitar? Doing it right now.

Visit my blog Craft Knife for a peek at our very weird handmade homeschool life, and my etsy shop Pumpkin+Bear for a truly odd number of rainbow-themed beeswax pretties.

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