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Re-Purposing a Shirt into a Maxi-Dress

I am frustrated with the clothing market. It seems we are paying so much more for less. Fabrics are getting thinner and thinner, which leads to the need to purchase multiple items to layer to make for a modest outfit. Plus, the thin fabrics wear out quickly causing consumers to buy clothing more frequently.

I often keep ruined or old clothing around to make items like aprons and quilts. I ran across a simple way to make a modest maxi-style dress that I think is easy and re-purposes a shirt that could otherwise end up in the garbage or donated.

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