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harlequin1031
« on: May 17, 2008 07:18:27 PM »

First clothing I've ever reconned or made- first real sewing project actually.....so it's pretty rough.  I don't have a before pick, but the striped fabric was a poncho/shawl thing and the polka dots was fabric I had from the $1 sales at walmart. 




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malinda
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2008 12:10:07 AM »

Looks good! Don't worry about the baby weight, you look fine! Should try wearing a more flattering top though  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2008 10:59:14 AM »

I love the way you angled the pattern like that. And please, dont even worry about baby weight,the skirts looks Awesome!!
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harlequin1031
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2008 11:12:54 AM »

Thanks!  It was actually already angled, as it was a shawl (there was meant to be a triangular shape in front and triangular shape in  back)  Really, all I did was cut it apart and add the panels to make the neck hole big enough to be a waist hole.  Oh, and I added elastic, which I was told is not a normal "starter project".....and I definately didn't do it perfectly, but I'm still happy with it considering.
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« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2008 11:37:05 AM »

I want one!!! That skirt is too cute!!!  Good job!!!
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BethIsABear
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2008 06:49:38 PM »

Hmm... I think it would look even better with the long parts on the side instead of the front and back. Love the colors!
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