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« on: November 08, 2007 07:15:00 PM »

I just finished my first circle skirt! It was pretty easy up until I got to putting in the waist band. I had the hardest time trying to figure out the right way to do it. Does anyone have any good advise I could use for the next time I make another skirt?
 
I used the tutorial from april_cocaine.
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=12439.0

*Pardon my ashy knees.
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crystalthepirate
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2007 07:31:04 PM »

oh my god. i love it. i adore the fabric.
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glowinggeckos
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2007 07:40:22 PM »

cute fabric

for simple instructions with pictures to go with it check out:
www.burdastyle.com
they have a few skirt patterns on there.
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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2007 07:53:24 PM »

ADORABLE! I love the anchor fabric!!
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« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2007 08:14:06 PM »

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I agree w/ everyone else thats adorable !
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« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2007 08:35:38 PM »

very very lovely!
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The Muffin
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2007 04:12:23 AM »

I love it!

For waistbands, firstly, make them a few inches smaller then the circle of the skrit(so they're a little smaller then where you want it sitting on your waist). Then, turn the circle skirt inside out, and put the waist band inside of the skirt, lining the top edges up. Then just stretch the waist band a bit as you sew with a zigzag stitch.

If you want the band to be perfectly placed and stretched, then fold into quarters and put a pin on each fold line, so you have four pins spaced apart evenly. Do the same thing for the skirt, then match the pins up on the skirt and waist band.
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bazsprincess2
« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2007 01:17:30 PM »

I love it,the fabric is so cute! Cheesy
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