Monday, November 02, 2015

Skirt to "Wonky Top" Refashion

So, yeah! This is a top that on paper...shouldn't work...but absolutely does! It's made from this thrifted crepe jersey skirt and was a bit of an experiment that kinda really worked out!

The skirt itself is a quarter circle construction so everything is kinda on the bias. The resulting top therefore drapes in a really interesting way. The side seams are not actually horizontal but twist slightly around the body and it drapes differently on one side than it does on the other. Hence the “wonky” moniker! But hey…if Levi can get away with twisted denim… I think I can call it a design element on this top right??

You can see in the images above the difference in drape. It's fairly standard on the left (middle pic). But the circle element is really apparent on the right; giving the whole thing a really interesting asymmetric feel.

Step by step on the blog.

Have an awesome Monday!


cfortin said...

I really like your refashion.

Cindy - EOD
Upcycled Design Lab

RanchHouse said...

I saw your top on your blog earlier. I thought Refashion!!!
Thanks so much for sharing it here.
Mary @ RanchHouse