Goodwill re-fashion part 1

I made a quick trip through our local Goodwill store the other day in search of a new sewing project. I ran across this less-than-flattering skirt -- loved the Houndtooth print on the fabric!
I took in the sides, hemmed it up a little higher and added some darts to the front to take away from of the bulk. Here's what 30 minutes and a sewing machine gave me:

Much better, right?!


  1. oh my! I didn't know this was a series. I love them. I honestly maybe laugh a lot at the before...but the afters have my chin on the floor. I think you could do a whole blog with just these! I serious love them with my whole heart!

  2. I just bought this skirts ugly cousin...and planned on doing the exact same thing to it!