Old Clothing Gets a Second Life
After: Not-So-Mini Skirt
To extend the length (and therefore the life) of a short skirt, sew a 3-inch-wide strip of fabric to the hem. Go for contrast
(in color or texture) so that the extension looks intentional, says Kormos. After the transformation, have the skirt dry-cleaned;
the two fabrics may have different care instructions.
Cost: $45 to $80.
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