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« on: June 17, 2008 04:03:55 PM »

I made something, I made something! Woo hoo!! Seems like lately the sewing time has been sparse. I started this skirt about three weeks ago. Had everything put together, but then needed to hem it. Ran out of time before vacation, but that turned out to be a good thing. Took it with me and my mom helped mark the hemline (because God knows dh would have been worthless at that). When I got the chance, I worked on handstitching down the waistband facing because I can't figure out how I would do it on the machine without making it look like crap (it's that whole stitch in the ditch thing again). Well... that isn't quite done yet, but I did get the skirt hemmed last week, so it is wearable. And wear it I did! I chose two lightweight denims. The one with the bubbles I think is actually the wrong side. On the other side -- "right" side -- the bubbles are in color and look kind of goofy in my opinion. So I flipped it. It's a little snug in the waist because I still have some baby pudge to lose, but with fingers crossed that will come off in the near future. And then it'll be perfect. Wink


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« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2008 04:13:56 PM »

I love that! Did you use a pattern? If so which one? I think it is a fabulous skirt that looks wonderful on you!
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« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2008 04:15:12 PM »

oh!!! i love it!!!! pair it with a red top and heels and  Shocked.

great job!!
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« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2008 04:18:59 PM »

Very nice! I LOVE how it hangs and those shoes are too cute also!
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« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2008 05:10:32 PM »

 i love that Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2008 05:16:47 PM »

I love that! Did you use a pattern? If so which one? I think it is a fabulous skirt that looks wonderful on you!

Dittos! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2008 05:25:56 PM »

That's gorgeous and very flattering.
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« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2008 05:59:55 PM »

love it!! awesome skirt Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2008 06:14:42 PM »

I love that! It is my favorite style of skirt.... and it is very flattering! Awesome!
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« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2008 07:42:40 PM »

Thanks, everybody! I just ran upstairs to check the pattern number; it is Butterick 5042. It's the same skirt in four different lengths. I chose the shortest one and I still had to cut about three inches off the bottom of it to get the hem to fall in the right place!

oh!!! i love it!!!! pair it with a red top and heels and  Shocked.

great job!!

Ooh, I'm liking the red heels idea!
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