Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Dyed Velvet Skirt

Hello Refashion Co-op. I hope you are well. My most recent project is a great Eddie Bauer skirt I found somewhere a long time ago. I can't remember how or when I got it. Do any of  you have trouble remembering where you got some of the things in your refashion stash? 

This tan skirt was way too long so I cut a lot of  it off to get it out of the way. My dog observed from the side to make sure I didn't mess it up.

I already have a tan skirt so I decided to change the color with some dye. After using a bottle of Rit dye I had this great dark brown color. The stitching is lighter and makes a nice contrast to the darker brown.

I took the skirt in on each side and gave it a new hem. It was really nice fabric and it didn't fray at all. I wanted it to look nicely finished. I pressed the new hem but I don't think it will need ironing normally. 

I love the skirt. It is soft and stretchy and comfortable. 

Thanks for reading, for more details and pictures go to I Can Work With That.


Kathy W. - One Brown Mom said...

I LOVE it!!!!

RanchHouse said...

Perfect. You really got it on the color and length.

Chickie Walsh said...

Thanks so much ladies.

cfortin said...

That turned out great. I like the darker color much better.

Cindy - EOD
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