I really like my local walmart. Whenever I go, I skim through the clearance racks. Like, the ones that start at $5. After a week or two they are $3. And then with a desperate desire to get rid of this nasty apparel Walmart marks them down to $1. Do all walmarts do that? I love it.
Of course everything they are selling for a dollar is obviously something no one wants. The odd sizes, odd shapes, and odd everything.
Take, for instance, this bizarre tube top:
I've never seen anyone wear something like that.
But man, $1? It's fabric! For a dollar!
I brought it home and turned it inside-out. I laid my daughter's skinnies on there and pinned the top on either side of the waist line. I'll admit, I should have given it 1/2 to 1 inch extra pull in there because the elastics have different elasticity. The finished skirt fits fine, but I would have liked a bit more room for her to grow. Just a tip.
I then zig-zag stitched all the way down the skirt at an angle, so she would have as much leg room as possible.
And then trimmed the edges.
And done :)
I'm usually too stingy to let her run around playing in skirts and dresses. I like to keep them nice for church on Sundays. But this? Come on, it was a dollar :)