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« on: February 24, 2007 08:53:10 PM »

i bought this apron for $3.00 at this great thrift store near my house...


and i made it into a skirt. (im obviously the one in the skirt)


fabric close up (you can get the full idea here as far as color goes)...


the skirt is a wrap skirt, so this is what it looks like when you take it off.


this is the first thing i have sewn without a pattern that actually fits.  i hate using patterns. 

also there are some less good quality pictures in the next post, thanks wookiedough.
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« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2007 11:54:24 PM »

The skirt is awesome, but the picture is hard to see, so I contrasted it for you.  This way more people can appreciate the awesomeness.

front of skirt


back of skirt
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« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2007 06:09:47 AM »

wow thank you!  i really appreciate that.


im hoping to get a better picture up later
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« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2007 01:15:53 PM »

I like the creative use of something you found at a thrift store! Fun and cute--and with Domunique's influence (she is so stylish!), you can't go wrong!

I love sewing without a pattern as well...
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« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2007 07:54:41 PM »

That's a really original skirt. I've been thinking about making an apron like that into a hippie-style apron dress. Cool idea to make a skirt.
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« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2007 07:57:34 PM »

This is so interesting to me, but skirts and things tend to be reconned into aprons!  You took one and reversed that.  Great job!
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