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« on: August 18, 2006 10:16:52 AM »

so, i had a pink saten skirt that i had made in home ec. it didnt really match anything, so i never wore it. but, instead of making it more wearable, me and my friend decided to take it to the extreme. 2 hours, tons of cutting, and about 6 yards of tulle later, we came up with the ballerina-on-crack skirt. hope you like. its the first thing, besides resizing t-shirts, that ive ever made. :] thanks!




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« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2006 10:22:54 AM »

Its so PINK!!  But seriously you could dress that up or down. Looks like fun.  The second picture is awesome - "Swan Lake" lol.
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« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2006 10:23:11 AM »

Nice one!  Great job with that skirt, i've always been frightened of working with tulle.
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« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2006 10:29:56 AM »

it's a good thing that's just a picture - I can't resist pushing people in the water, especially when precariously balanced. Good work on the revamp!
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« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2006 11:03:54 AM »

i love it, ballerina skirts are gorgeous.
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« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2006 11:43:08 AM »

beautiful!
how did you make it?
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« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2006 12:28:02 PM »

thanks for all the feedback! it gets some strange looks, but its fun to wear.

it was pretty easy to make. theres the satin underskirt, then on top of that there's a layer of thicker netted tulle, which was 5 yards long, then we scrunched it up as we pushed it through the sewing machine. then, on top of that, there are two layers of colored, thinner tulle, which are 10 inch wide pannels in 4 different colors, that we scrunched and sewed, then connected to the next pannel. they arent connected vertically, they move around themselves. it was really easy, the longest part was just cutting everything out.

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« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2006 01:05:37 PM »

That's beautiful and you look gorgeous in it! Oh, that water makes me want to jump right in it and splash around, haha! I'm surprised it took only 6 yards, it looks so poofy:)
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« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2006 04:57:18 AM »

That is one hawt skirt!  Great photo too.
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« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2006 04:18:02 PM »

thanks everyone :]
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