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« on: March 29, 2005 06:55:14 PM »

i know, i know, a million people have posted these already, but this is my first pillowcase skirt, and im proud.  used a REALLY old pillowcase (once belonging to my grandmother) and the bottom of a tank top.  gonna add some pink ribbon somewhere too...

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« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2005 07:44:54 PM »

Excellent work!  what did you use for the waist band? T-shirt material or an elastic type thing?
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« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2005 08:00:27 PM »

Excellent work! what did you use for the waist band? T-shirt material or an elastic type thing?
i cut the top off a stretchy green tank top
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« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2005 12:20:35 AM »

i like it
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« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2005 12:22:03 AM »

the colors are awesome
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« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2005 07:14:21 AM »

I think that's the best pillowcase skirt of seen so far. Nice work!  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2005 10:53:06 AM »

wow, thank you so  much!
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« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2005 09:18:37 AM »

Very cute skirt, I want to make one... just wondering.... how do you sew it to make it kinda ruffly on the top?? I am a first time sewer just trying to learn!! Huh
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« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2005 10:21:19 AM »

i did really tiny pleats.  it was a pain in the a** cuz i didnt have much excess fabric to work with, but i kinda had to...no sewing machine, so a-line seemed too hard to get straight. plus, i NOT ONCE BUT TWICE pinned the pleats to the wrong side of the waistband...duh  Tongue
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