I upcycled an old jeans skirt and a plain white top. The skirt was an old, ugly, calf-length denim skirt before with countless, ugly purple plastic buttons down the center front. I turned the skirt into a knee-length skirt. And because the skirt was wide enough and turned it into a wrap skirt.
Then I used a leftover turquoise strip of fabric from my stash and added it as belt. I also added metal chains on one side of the skirt and a pocket and fabric flower applique on the other side of the skirt.
It’s a rustic applique with frayed edges. I’ve stitched down the turquoise fabric strips with zigzag stitches and green sewing thread.
I also upcycled the jersey top: It was a boring, plain white top before. So I used an old, holey, navy leggings, cut it into strips, turned the raw edges under and stitched the strips down with zigzag stitches. Here I printed another plain white halter-neck top with blue fabric paint stripes.