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« on: September 22, 2008 11:22:14 PM »

http://hemlinekc.com/store/images/uploads/Ruffled_Pencil_Skirt_Front_1.jpg

I want so badly to know how to make that long center ruffle from the long scraps I have after making a pencil skirt.  How do you make that sort of ruffle?  Is it little tubes all sewn in a line, or are they gathers? 

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EDIT: Guess I have to add this to completed projects, because insomnia helped me figure it out!
 $2 on sale Dot's pants BEFORE


Annnnd AFTER



P.S. YES, I spilled soymilk all over them.  Hopefully it will come out. Sad
P.P.S.  There is a tiny triangle flap in the back hem, too.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2008 05:53:15 AM »

It's difficult to tell from the pic whether it's a bunch of tubes or just one long one which has been pleated but I would go for the latter approach in the interest of saving time and frustration.  You could just cut a strip about 8 inches wide and about 2.5 times the length of the skirt, stitch the sides together then turn it right side out for your tube.  Then just press and pin irregular pleats, baste in place then stitch to the front of the skirt.

Well nevermind then!  Smiley

Great job.  It turned out to be super cute!
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« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2008 01:47:09 PM »

AWESOME!!  I bet the original skirt costs a ton more than $2...gotta love DIY!
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« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2008 03:54:35 PM »

Love it!  I'm suddenly tempted to pull all of my pencil skirts out of my closet and add ruffles to them.
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