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multicrafty
« on: March 18, 2008 06:43:08 AM »

I was browsing through my (long) list of tutorials I have saved on my computer looking for a quick project I could make before I had to prepare dinner yesterday.

I came across the easy skirt tutorial via Two Little Banshees and got it done from start to finish in an hour.

I somehow managed to cut my elastic a smidge to big so I'll have to fix that (hence the pictures of her sitting down).  Anyways, the strawberry fabric is actually a vintage pillowcase I found while thrifting last summer and the red is some that I've had in my stash that I've been wanting to use up here and there.  (It's the color of red that is bright and almost makes your eyes bleed so I want to use little bits of it in different projects).

She was painting when I took the pictures




I want to make some more for her because it does look really cute on her.
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« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2008 07:08:04 AM »

very cute and very cute fabric!
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liziedoo
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2008 07:12:43 AM »

sooooooooo cute! gotta love berries for spring!
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« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2008 08:49:13 AM »

I saw this in recent with pics and had to comment becasue I think I have the same pillowcase! I love her skirt that is sooo cute!
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« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2008 10:22:48 AM »

Thank you everyone!  Grin

I saw this in recent with pics and had to comment becasue I think I have the same pillowcase! I love her skirt that is sooo cute!

I got it from Salvation Army and it is huge (king size I think).  I was originally going to make myself a purse with it but then thought a skirt for her would be better.  I actually have a good size chunk of it left that I still could make a purse.  But chances are that it'll get turned into something wearable for my oldest daughter  Tongue.
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« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2008 11:05:31 AM »

very cute!  i also got a set of those sheets from goodwill, complete set!
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« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2008 01:16:34 PM »

Cute skirt! Love the fabrics together. Thanks for the tute!!

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« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2008 01:57:34 PM »

Very cute - the fabrics look very nice together!  It's a sweet little skirt.
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« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2008 04:52:59 PM »

So cute! Glad the tutuorial was useful.
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« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2008 06:00:05 PM »

This is oh so very cute!
I'm sure she loves it. I know I do!
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