Enter Wardrobe Refashion. Reading about Monica's shirt transformation started me thinking in terms of fabric harvesting. Suppose I take the skirt apart completely and start from scratch? Once I started, I realized the skirt had a really deep hem, so I ended up with more fabric than I expected.
I wanted to make a shirt. Really, I did. And if there was just a tiny bit more fabric I could have made the Built by Wendy (Simplicity 3835) shirt. But I didn't have quite enough, so I fell back on a skirt. Yep, another skirt.
I used Burda #8090. The two main pattern pieces used up almost all of the fabric, so I cut the facings from a coordinating solid. (LOVE this pattern, by the way. Someday I'll post pictures of the other skirts I've made from it.)
And here's the finished product, as modeled by me, this morning!
I would have liked to iron it before taking the picture, but...