Return of the curtain skirt

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Earlier blog followers may remember a skirt I made out of a curtain, pillowcase, and chair cover, for a competition entry to resemble a Bird of Paradise.

I am piecing together hand-made or refashioned outfits to wear every day, in the month of September for Self Stitched September 2011, and to my surprise, I pulled this skirt out of my wardrobe, discovering I can actually wear it as everyday wear, after removing plastic 'bird feathers' from the back.



Skirt: Me-made self-drafted using a friends old curtain, and a thrifted pillowcase.
Underskirt: Me-made (not shown) made from a canvas chair cover.
Shoes: Vintage - thrift
Belt: thrift
Shirt: Country Road - thrift

Who would of thought? Wearing a curtain, pillowcase, and a chair cover all at once!

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5 comments:

Rachel said...

That's fabulous! I love how resourceful you are.

Patti said...

That skirt is so feminine and it is gorgeous on you. I love your expression "me-made" : >

Mongs said...

you look so pretty and charming! The colors are great on you! The curtain skirt is fantastic! I don't remember this skirt so I probably didn't know you yet but now I'm glad to know you!

love,mongs
mythriftycloset.blogspot.com

Sarah Grecco said...

You look so angelic! Love it so much!

xo
Sarah
Get Up & Go

Rosy said...

Absolutely brilliant idea! The mix of textures in this outfit is very interesting and the choice of where you got the fabrics is very clever. Love it all!

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