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I love hippy skirts. Skirts that are long, tie died, and gathered with a draw string to fit pactically anyone are simply great. I wear them all summer, but occasionally I want the freedom of pants. This instructable will teach you how to create comfy and deceptively skirt-like pants.

Materials needed -
long skirt
scissors, pins, sewing machine

Step 1: Lay out the skirt

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Lay the skirt out on a hard surface. If it is a draw string skirt, pull the waist out to its maximum width. Pull the sides of the skirt out to minimize folds in the fabric. Center the skirt and make the fabric as straight and smooth as possible. Carefully lift up the top layer of fabric to ensure that the back of the skirt is also centered, straight, and smooth.

If your skirt has a wrinkled texture like the one in the picture, do not try to smooth out the wrinkles becauase that would make the pant legs huge!  
 
kgirl55232 months ago
Love those! They are super groovy
Really cute idea. I'll have to watch the resale shops for a crinkly skirt. Thanks.
peace, love, art (author)  retirednurse2 years ago
I have tons of skirts in that style, all from Goodwill!
richleen122 years ago
Thanks! This is simpler than I imagined!
Skyla10112 years ago
Where did you buy these 'pants' ? How much did they cost? Do you know if you can buy them online???
Una4 years ago
Very pretty. Great, elegant idea.
peace, love, art (author)  Una4 years ago
Thank you so much.
hwall134 years ago
It looks like phat/rave pants.AWESOME!!!
peace, love, art (author)  hwall134 years ago
Thanks! They're so comfy and hippy. Love 'em.
rix_1015 years ago
those are awesome pants...*dies of awesome*
peace, love, art (author)  rix_1015 years ago
Well thank you!
chwbcc5 years ago
Aweome instructable! I might have to try this for my daughter. She loves flowy dresses but she plays like a tom-boy so she needs some pants!
peace, love, art (author)  chwbcc5 years ago
Thanks! If you make it post a photo, I'd love to see your version!