Upcycling: Turn a Muumuu Into a Cute Dress
All levels | 33 min 26 sec
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Learn how to make over thrift store finds with upcycling expert, Marisa Lynch. In this class, she teaches several ways to transform oversized muumuus into cute, summery dresses. What muumuus lack in style, they more than make up for in colorful prints and ample yardage, so they are perfect candidates for transformation. Marisa shares tips on how to rip out seams, hem raw edges, adjust length, shorten sleeves, and make a cute sash to cinch your waist. Once you learn these basics tricks, you’ll start to see muumuus in a whole new light.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Sewing machine
  • Scissors
  • Pinking shears
  • Thread to match muumuu
  • Bobbins
  • Pins
  • Seam ripper
  • Thrifted muumuu
Learn how to:
  • Use a seam ripper
  • Pin a hem
  • Sew a hem
  • Make a sash from excess fabric
What you’ll get:
  • Easy-to-follow class by designer and blogger Marisa Lynch of Dressaday.com on how to upcycle you oversized muumuu
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Step-by-step instruction and detailed supply list
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
72 users recommended this class to a friend
Denny Holberton
would like to see more of the recycle style
January 3, 2023
Pamela Thomas
This class was well done. A moderate pace without being sooo rushed like another video I hav seen. So great job.
More than 3 months ago
Crafty Hobbits
Useful class. Takes fear out of taking a seam ripper to -remade clothiers.
More than 3 months ago