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Topic: Richard of York Skirt!!! Vertical Strip Rainbow Twirl Skirt (4 pictures- 3 acti)  (Read 9483 times)
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Caine
« on: July 09, 2007 11:41:37 PM »

The Skirt


The Story
When I started sewing I was amazed to discover that most of sewing is not sewing but preparing (ironing, cutting, ironing, pinning, etc.) or just plain fussing. And who knew that I could amass a great big stash of fabric in only 6 months ...

... so one day when my wee gal and I had a moment away from the baby we decided to make a rainbow from fabric in our stash. She'd been drawing rainbows, and ever the DIY ma, I was teaching her R.O.Y.G.B.I.V -- Richard of York Gave Battle In Vain -- we even have a song about it ... I used the vertical strip twirl skirt pattern from www.youcanmakethis.com, though I used fewer panels so I could keep to the ROYGBIV theme. We had to pop over to Joanne's for the "vain" portion. She now violet "vain" ... orange "of," etc.


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littlebluegirl
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2007 03:13:39 AM »

That is amazing! Education, fun, pretty, I love how you got your daughter involved in the designing of it and she looks like she loves he new skirt!
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« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2007 05:14:02 AM »

This is so lovely - and she's adorable Cheesy.
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« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2007 06:00:32 AM »

Very cute skirt! I love your story, it's awesome and your daughter looks like she loves her skirt. Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2007 06:27:48 AM »

What a great (and practical) way to reinforce R.O.Y.G.B.I.V. Smiley  I love the skirt you made for your kiddo!
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« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2007 09:02:19 AM »

That is adorable! I want one for myself! Cheesy I love the twirling photo too.
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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2007 09:54:27 AM »

This is awesome! I love it!
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Deirdre
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2007 11:24:33 AM »

Great skirt! 

I learned Roy G. Biv -- a man's name.

I really like the Richard of York mnemonic also!
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« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2007 11:46:29 AM »

Hooray for brightly colored children's clothing and kudos for making it educational.  It's beautiful!
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« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2007 12:56:32 PM »

Great skirt! gotta love the twirl!
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