How-To: Modify a Dress Pattern to Make a Skirt

Craft & Design Yarncraft

We’ve all seen a cute dress pattern, fallen in love with the flattering cut, and then thought, “I’d wear that all the time—if it were a skirt.” Once again, Caitlin at The Coletterie comes to the rescue with a new tutorial for modifying a dress pattern to make only a skirt. I love the ladies at The Coletterie—they always come up with great tutorials that make pattern alteration actually make sense!

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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