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« on: January 22, 2009 04:41:06 AM »


This is the first skirt I ever made and it was finished in quite a hurry as I was going to visit some old friends and started making it a couple of hours before I was to be there. I arrived about half an hour late:)
 The fabrics are from IKEA and quite rough in texture. I liked the pattern, sort of Africa-ish to my oppinion and also it was cheap for me to try out a little sewing with.

Here it is beeing tried on. At this point I havent finished the lining properly.

Thanks for looking,what do you think? Comments and critics are very welcome! Smiley

« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2009 07:17:09 AM »

I love the idea of the bows with the pleats in back and it looks fine, but it might look even better with tan or black bows in a rougher fabric to keep in tone with the whole Africanesque theme.
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« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2009 04:23:14 AM »

Thanks, thats a really good idea:)  I'll get to it and post a new picture when I get new bows!
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2009 04:14:25 PM »

Great fabric!

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