Refashions #9: My Chic New Dress from a Large Pair of Linen Blend Pants

I started with these BIG pants:

I really liked the material, which is soft and has a nice pattern.

I found this idea on Pinterest, but I was unable to find the original webpage.  It’s basically four long rectangles sewn together at the shoulders, down the front, and the sides, leaving openings for a “V” neck and arm holes.  The four pieces of the legs made this perfect.  I just had to turn the material upside down so that the widest parts were at the bottom.

Here is the result:

Refashioned Dress from Linen Pants

Instead of doing the recommended elastic zigzag at the waist, I made a belt out of the lining of a skirt I refashioned into a purse.  I also made a little flower out of the scraps and two buttons.

What do you think?


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