My Favorite New (Old) Skirt

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I just wanted to quickly share my new favorite skirt! The reason I want to share it is because it’s actually an old skirt. It was my Mom’s in the 80’s. Right before Christmas I went through a box of her old clothes from back then and claimed a few things for my myself.  I love skirts and dresses, they’re my favorite thing to wear and I also love things from days gone by. So needless to say, this was an exciting moment for me.

 

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This Knit skirt was actually ankle length to begin with.

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All I did was cut it to the length I wanted (plus a seam allowance for the hem) and Hemmed it up using a straight stitch on my sewing machine! It was a little hard to keep the seam straight at times because it is a stretchy knit but I actually really like how the hem ended up looking! A few simple updates here and there and something outdated can easily become something amazing. There’s something about wearing an article of clothing from the past that you’ve refashioned that just feels so good, try it! Seriously it’s awesome. I have plans for more of my Mom’s clothes from another time, and I can’t wait. I have a feeling they will end up being faves….