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arrhythmia
« on: March 18, 2007 03:47:11 PM »

I found some bright spring fabrics and decided to try out the circle skirt idea. They were not difficult. I may be making more!

The first one is a super bright fun fabric.



Next I tried one with pockets in a cool vintage fabric with a ribbon hem.



The last one has a fun little fish applique hiding among the coral and a ribbon hem.



Circle skirts are quick and very swirly!
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« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2007 04:55:27 PM »

So pretty. I love circle skirts. They're so...twirlyish.
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clivestaples
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2007 05:34:57 PM »

I love the first one. How did you figure out the measurement for the waist? Mine always turn out too big.
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« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2007 05:36:40 PM »

wow, great job on all of them - I love the first one, I really like the fabric  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2007 05:50:43 PM »

I have the first fabric!  Grin and I also made a circle skirt with it, but mine is about 3 inches shorter.

I also made a duffel bag with it.

And turned some of the flowers into patches for my jeans.

That's just awesome fabric!
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arrhythmia
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2007 07:06:18 PM »

Yeah, fluffybaka. The lady at the fabric store was in love with that fabric and was jealous Smiley She told me to think of her when I used that fabric. I love it! I made this one longer because I have a friend that complained that she is long from waist to knees and all the skirts she likes are too short. So I was experimenting with a little longer length for figures like hers.

Thanks, everyone!

clivestaples-(love that username, btw) I just figured out the width of a low waist and measured it about 3.25 inches in from the edge. Then to leave room  to turn the waistband, I went in about 1 inch toward the corner. I used the tute, on this thread, minus the top part. Once I had it cut out, I cut a slit up one side and adjusted it to fit, keeping in mind that I needed to turn the waistband.

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xcrunnergirl
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2007 08:55:40 PM »

Those are adorable! Great job. I love the first one especially because of the awesome fabric. Grin I may have to make some spring skirts now...
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arrhythmia
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2007 07:02:39 AM »

xcrunnergirl- Thanks! You should make them. It is really super simple to make circle skirts once you've made one or more. Try it, it's kind of addictive?! Smiley
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