Upcyled Leather Apron
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What you'll need
Sewing machine (or needle and thread)
You can use any type of skirt really. For my needs, leather was the best choice. However, I think a cotton twill and/or denim would probably work really well....As far as the belt goes, really anything cloth will do as long as it is the proper size to fit your belt loops or waistband. If it's a little to small, no problem, the stitching should secure it. If it's a little to big, maybe fold it to fit.
Line up the side seams and trace a straight line from the waistband to the hem.
Cut along your line, stopping at the waistband. Cut to, but not through. Then, cut around the belt loop. If there is not belt loop, you can cut about a half an inch along the base of the waistband, leaving the stitching in tact.
Repeat steps for both sides of the skirt.
Next, cut your belt to the proper length. You cannot just cut the belt in half if it has grommets. You'll need to fit the skirt around your hips and figure out the proper length for each side of the belt. So, I cut mine in half and wrapped the skirt around me. I stuck the belt into the belt loops (or into opened waistband) and slid them around until I found the perfect place for the belt to fit.