Turning a Tunic Top into a Skirt


Turning Top to a SkirtA while back I bought a tunic top from Target. I fell in love with the fabric, and overlooked that the shape didn’t do anything much for my body. Every time I put it on I felt frumpy and looked pregnant as my larger breasts made it balloon over my tummy.

It’s design was the same as this (just different fabric).

Target Tunic Top
Target Tunic Top

Rather than turf it, I decided that I could turn it into a casual skirt that would be ideal for summer.

So I just chopped off the top under the armholes, and sewed a few darts into the front and back to bring it in at the waist, and added a piece of wider elastic at the waist – and voila – a new, revamped skirt!

I love seeing how others have revamped clothing – share in the comments (with links to pics if you have them) of the pieces you’ve revamped into something new!


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