A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 302,555
Currently Running With Scissors:
742 Guests and 31 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: haaalllP! i have a brain fart!! and i wanna go to the beach!  (Read 659 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
xveganettex
« on: April 30, 2007 05:39:55 PM »


i have reallly pretty flowy fabric that i loooove and i dont want to mess  up, so i wanted to ask here before i go and cut it ..

i need some help, im not sure how to go about making a skirt sorta like this:






i loooooooove this style of skirt, im thinking of just using elastic for the top waist band instead of the tie, but how would i cut the fabric? should i just make a huge rectangle and then once its sewn up just put the elastic at the top waist band? would it drape like that? argh i dunno why  i cant figure it out...  Embarrassed


pwease help me!  Cheesy


THIS ROCKS   Logged
SnowfallDesigns
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2007 06:54:30 PM »

It would depend on how wide you want the skirt but the bottom would need to curve a bit.  Cut two pieces on the fold of the fabric.  Measure your waist and add enough for seam allowance and depending on your shape, add enough to be able to easily pull the skirt over your hips.  Mark the length of the skirt (allowing three inches for elastic casing and hemming) and make a slight curve to the point of the chosen width (I usually make it as wide as I can with the fabric) then cut straight down to the hem.
Hopefully I didn't make this too confusing - it really is pretty simple!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

xveganettex
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2007 11:02:01 AM »

i think i got it.
so i'de have to cut it like the first drawing, right?






thankyou so much for your help ! Grin


THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Macromedia Flash 8 - Saving, Exporting and Testing
Macromedia Flash 8 - Accessing and Organizing Panels
Macromedia Flash 8 - Navigating the Stage Area
Macromedia Flash 8 - Introduction to Flash: Fundamentals
Macromedia Flash 8 - Using the Publish Preview Command
Latest Blog Articles
Spotlight on: Book Making & Binding
@Home This Weekend: Magical Fairy Garden
DIY Summer

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.