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Topic: Skirt / Dress of Many Scraps  (Read 48905 times)
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« Reply #60 on: February 05, 2008 10:07:05 PM »

Patience is not a virtue of mine, but if I were still in high school doing the whole prom thing, this would soooo be an option. I love everything about it- the shape, texture, colors. Simply awesome. Way to stick it to your resolution!
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« Reply #61 on: February 06, 2008 02:46:15 AM »

Wow, how beautiful! I love the pattern you created and the shape of the skirt is beautiful. And the color combinations are very unique. You can always wear it as a costume or a ball gown.

I made two very similar skirts and a top just last year. A little tiring to sew but well worth it. My method of construction evolved: I started out accordion-folding ~4 inch strips of fabric then cutting out triangles. Once you unfolded it, there was the long strip with the jagged edge! But it created too many small triangles that I have been struggling to find uses for. Then I realized I could fold ~6 inch strips and use my rotary cutter in a large zig-zag pattern so I would end up with two strips and no scrap. I then added the strips to an old skirt and top. I can see how using scraps would get difficult since you may not have long strips to work with. And the size can range dramatically. No need to finish the edges, especially if going for the faerie look. I intend on making many more of these items. I am currently working on a purple one for my mother-in-law!

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« Reply #62 on: February 06, 2008 04:56:21 AM »

penguingrrl, those look great! And your technique sounds very handy.
Salute to you for making more than one! They're ridiculously hard work lol.
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« Reply #63 on: February 06, 2008 05:48:59 AM »

That's impressive work!!  Shocked
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« Reply #64 on: February 06, 2008 06:33:55 AM »

Wow! Cheesy That's just gorgeous. But.. When will you wear this dress?
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« Reply #65 on: February 06, 2008 08:03:00 AM »

You totally deserve to win!  I love this!  Good luck!
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« Reply #66 on: February 06, 2008 09:38:52 AM »

Gorgeous! I liked how you put the colors together. Excellent use of scraps- very inspiring.
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« Reply #67 on: February 06, 2008 11:01:21 AM »

Gorgeous! It must have taken forever!!
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« Reply #68 on: February 06, 2008 03:34:02 PM »

I really love it!   U did an awesome job!  Inspiring!!!
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« Reply #69 on: February 06, 2008 03:42:07 PM »

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