...and listened to the interview with Wardrobe Refashion founder Nikki Prested
The idea is, that you make a pledge to not buy any new clothing, but to remake, renovate, and recycle old clothing. The blog is completely inspiring, and though some of the projects had my eyebrows up in the air a bit, some are really cute and innovative!
Which brings me to my personal challenge. I mentioned in an earlier post that I had loaded up on new-to-me office wear at the thrift store. However, some of the items need an overhaul. Hmmm...I've got a sewing machine, right? And a bit of clothing construction knowledge (although grade 10 Home Ec was a looooooong time ago), true? And a creative spirit - so I'll give it a "go".
First up: two skirts that are reeeeeally long. And I'm tall (like, 5'8")...so I don't know why they were ever made this long.