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« on: March 16, 2005 08:12:54 AM »

http://www.newyorkcouture.net/reconskirts.htm i saw these skirts and totally loved them but i have no idea how to make one on my own. i looked through most of the topics but couldnt find anything like it. could someone possibly tell me how i would go about reconstructing an oversized t-shirt into one of these skirts? or if you've seen a topic like this, could yoiu give me the link cause i cant find any. thankyou.
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« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2005 10:15:37 AM »

use a pattern!
just treat the shirt like normal cotton jersy, and follow the pattern, make sure that the shirt is XXXL!you dont want to run out of fabric!
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« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2005 10:28:37 AM »

Those are great! i wish i knew how to do stuff like that

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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2006 11:44:46 PM »

Oh I made a skirt like that from a sweatshirt! I wish I had the site that showed me how! Lemme see if I remember...

This is the directions using a sweatshirt...Im guessing with a big tshirt you could just cut from the bottom instead of using the long sleeves...

Cut the shirt under the armpits straight across

Cut sleeves (or bottom of shirt) into long strips.

sew 2 parallel lines the length of the strip. Make them loooose!

pull the strings on the ends and it bunches up the fabric into a ruffle.

sew ruffle onto bottom of skirt!

I really hope that made sense to someone!

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« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2006 08:52:19 AM »

there are lots of t-shirt reconstruction tutorials at www.whatthecraft.com - including ruffle skirts.

« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2006 08:00:13 AM »

I know this thead is kind of old, but I think this skirt and tutorial is almost exactly right.

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