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SilverRain
« on: July 04, 2007 02:52:46 PM »

Haha I've been on craftster for a while, 3 months maybe?  Huh ahh well, so I've finally decided to make something worthy of putting up! This was the first thing I've ever sewn. BOY did it take a while! You don't want to know how many times I've had to use the seam ripper...not to mention, my mother said the pace I was sewing was the slowest she's ever seen. XD well, at least she said it jokingly! I used the pattern from Burda Style (gosh I love that site! I practically downloaded everything!) Free patterns, YOU CAN'T POSSIBLY GO WRONG WITH THAT! But here's the link to the pattern if you guys want to make it. I found it fairly easy to make...after countless times looking over it of course ^_^'''

http://www.burdastyle.com/pattern/show/10


I made an extra belt to go with it, just to add a more personal touch Tongue This is closest to the actual colour


a closeup of the pleats...it's kinda hard to tell actually....oops >_<''' but at least you can see the belt I made here! (was great practice *cough* for sewing straight lines ^_-)


and a closeup of the gathering...that's what it's called right?   Grin


I used this fabric called sport cotton poplin. It was really cheap too! $1.77/yrd Cheesy
Thank you for looking! Feedback is more than appreciated ^_^
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alleyrose22
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2007 03:06:07 PM »

This is your first time sewing?!?!

That's amazing.
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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2007 03:58:45 PM »

i want those shorts. they're great! you're very patient.
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miameow
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2007 04:19:49 PM »

Those are adorable! [Drool] And your stitch work... very nice.
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sharpiemarker
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2007 06:07:32 PM »

I LOVE these!  Great work!
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SilverRain
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2007 06:47:10 PM »

 Cheesy Aww thanks you guys! You're so encouraging ^_^ It took me a REALLY long time though. I had to practice sewing on scrap fabric before I did the real thing. I was wayyy to chicken to mess up anything XD
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BlackResonance
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2007 06:23:31 AM »

You may have taken a while to make them, but at least they look professionally done. Good job!
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« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2007 09:25:19 AM »

It looks great!
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« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2007 01:02:17 PM »

This is AMAZING!!! I can't believe that it was your first time sewing!!!!!!  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy can I ask where you got the fabric? it's so pretty!(and the cotton poplin at my local fabric store is always 7 something.) your topstitching is also beautiful!
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« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2007 02:03:49 PM »

Those look awesome!
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