DIY Paper Bag Skirt (Upcycled)


I have always been on the Crafty side of things, I think it is just in my nature.  This time around I wanted to tackle on sewing.

It has been many years since I have been behind a machine, so I was quite nervous that I would make a stitch on my finger, luckily enough I still had it in me.

I wanted to try to create my own paper bag skirt using an old shirt that I no longer wear, and let me tell you that ” I am damn proud of myself”.

So I started off with this Shirt, I haven’t worn it in a long while, and I thought that it would make a great skirt.



I ended up cutting the sleeves off, and cutting a bit of the top half off, did a few straight stitches here and there, and this is my after results.

Seriously, how cute does it look? It was so easy to put together.  I am going to make a note to myself, that if I come across some old shirts in my closet..not to get rid of them.   Instead make them all into cute fashionable skirts.

I also made another Paper Bag skirt for a friend of mine, aren’t I just the best?

This really is a before and after pic of the same Item, the shirt was just taken under different lighting, I swear!

So what do you all think? Should I start my own line of Paper Bag skirts?