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« on: June 14, 2009 09:08:35 PM »

I was driving around with my partner the other day, turned, and said "I want to make a skirt." Problem is all of my fabric (was) about an hour away in storage. We went to Hobby Lobby and I picked out some fabric, with chiffon recommended by Quinn because - apparently - the polka dots were too "loud." psh.

paneled skirt with tie closure (because I'm no good at zippers...). The chiffon was SO evil to cut and sew. I needed to hem it but it was impossible to do, so I used some iron on interfacing type tape and then zigzagged over it. I want to say it looks better than in the photo but maybe it doesnt. hahah I think it's about time someone invested in a serger... for me. Zigzagged over the edge of the under fabric as the hem. The tie closure is a bit... funny. I made the last panel a bit larger on each piece in order to do a sort of invisible seam but then accidentally added it to the wrong side on one, so sshhhh. No one needs to know.









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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2009 09:23:02 PM »

You already know I love it, but extra love to you anyway. Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2009 10:55:32 PM »

Adorable. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2009 12:06:48 AM »

wow so pretty.  I like the layered look Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2009 05:07:37 AM »

that is CUTE!  and the polka dots are sooo not too loud, but the chiffon really does add to them.  great job! Cheesy
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