I have a weakness for plaid and fell in love with this $5 wool plaid skirt at the thrift store. I also liked the way the skirt flared out at the bottom. I knew this would be the perfect skirt for a cute little capelet.
I found a free capelet pattern by Thunderlilly on BurdaStyle. I only used the lining pattern pieces as I didn't have enough fabric to make the capelet as originally designed. To preserve the flairs of the skirt, I didn't lay out the fabric flat when I cut the pattern pieces.
Read all about how to refashion a skirt into a capelet on my blog www.trevorlovesmommy.com