Table Cloth to Skirt Upcycle

I was at a thrift store keeping my eyes open for something I could upcycle, or use as fabric, when I found this cute flowered table cloth that was very large, had a cute flowery print, and was in excellent condition. I didn’t see any stains, and it was a nice thick fabric that I thought would make a nice skirt.IMG_3977 I had seen a pattern for a skirt with pockets on the blog so-sew-easy that I had been wanting to try. I mean, who doesn’t love pockets! So I downloaded the pattern, printed out all the pieces, and taped them together. IMG_3955
I then cut out the pattern pieces from the tablecloth. IMG_4031Here is the link to the skirt pattern and video tutorial. Show Some Flare Skirt Pattern . It is a fairly simple pattern and the video tutorial takes you through the process step by step. The only thing she does not explain is how to insert a zipper. If you are not sure how to do a zipper there is a great free class on Craftsy called, Mastering Zipper Techniques by Sunni Standing.

I love my finished skirt! It is soft, casual, and comfortable. The table cloth only cost $4.47 and the pattern was $4.99. I still have at least a yard of fabric remaining, and I really like this skirt pattern. I plan to use it again in the future. Here is my finished skirt!IMG_4097



  1. Elida | 21st Jan 16

    I love all of your ideas. Youre soo darn creative. Breanna shirt was beautiful and I love your skirt ( it dosnt look like it would be from a tablecloth. 😱 You are good. God continue blessing you Robin. Love n miss ya 😘😘

    • | 21st Jan 16

      Thank you so much! Love n miss you too!

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