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Topic: UPDATED : pink RaRa skirt and black top *Now With Added Tutorial*  (Read 36658 times)
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« on: March 19, 2005 02:28:40 PM »

Ok, well i made these at school, took ages, but i did it!! And then finally got the picture thing working, lolz!!
So here it is, my pink RaRa skirt and black top, the top hangs a little odd, but itd b good 4 putting over a shirt??

All feedback very much appreciated    Cheesy
  Btw - loving all of your work!!!!!!!

Ok, an attempt at a tutorial - if u attempt it let me know how it turns out!!! (im not good at this sort of thing!)
1. Make 2 waistbands (the same) with seam allowance, the band needs to be about 9cm deep.

2. (these need to be circles, im not sure if this is how you do it) Measure bottom of the waist band and divide it by 4, then fold the material into 4, do this again but with a longer bit of material for the second one.

3.  Hold, Pin, Tack + Sew round with the material in this order :
 Longest Ra *right side facing up*
Shortest Ra *right side up*
1 Waistband facing down with the bottom at the top (if u get me)

4.Put right sides together of waistbands and sew at the top *You should be able to fold it in next*

5. Insert zip in the first waistband you put in

6. Flip Flap Over *wow, flip flap!!*

7. Tuck the sides of the 2nd waistband and stay stich around the zip.

8. Stay stitch the 2nd waistband along the line where both Ra's and waistband meet tucking inside any material

That should be it, if there are any problems *there probably will be!!!* contact me xxxxxxxxx

ok new pics ->

ok and scrap the above tutorial - just use april_cocaines tut and use two different circle lengths  Smiley xxxx                                                   
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« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2005 03:41:11 PM »

I like the top.  I'm not really into skirts with ruffles, but it looks good.  nice job  Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2005 07:34:30 PM »

I love ruffles so much, don't you? My oh my. They are my very favorite. Great skirt. Awesome top, too! Not bad for a first post  Smiley


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« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2005 08:20:56 PM »

very nice! i like your skirt...how did you make it?

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« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2005 01:26:02 AM »

those styles of skirt are my fave! well done. please, please can we have a tutorial?


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« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2005 07:01:23 AM »

heya, fanx!! i love ruffles on skirts!! i'm gunna attempt 2 make a tutorial 2morro!! hehe.... watch this space!! lolz xxx

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« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2005 07:59:12 AM »

Those are really cute good for a first post, too  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2005 11:18:31 AM »

That's a really cool.  Grin But 1. Does it need the zip cos I didn't think the ones in the shops did and 2. With the "Ra"s are they rectangles but short sides sewn together to make circle or are they actual circles? Huh I'm probably just reading it strangely, I get confused easily Smiley

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« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2005 11:55:46 PM »

yer, my ones got a zip in the side and 2,theyre kinda donut shaped *hole in the middle* dunt worry i get sooo confuzled wen readin tutorials aswell  Tongue xxx

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« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2005 11:15:49 AM »

i have a skirt like that from h+m

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