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charmingflaws
« on: June 18, 2009 01:49:36 PM »

I love making these skirts. They take me an hour and the pattern is easy and they fit all sorts of sizes. I am so happy with them! They're all made from vintage thrifted fabrics.

The fabric on this one is called The Painted Desert, which I think is the most romantic name ever.




Made from a thrifted sheet.



This fabric is called Canterbury Manor, which I also love. I think fabric-namer is a good career choice.


White linen.


From recycled t shirts.


More vintage fabric.




Thanks!!
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« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2009 02:01:24 PM »

i love love love the third one! they all look great
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BeaLandco
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2009 02:07:07 PM »

I love them! So cute!

May I ask how you make them? Do you have a pattern??
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DollfaceDarlin
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2009 02:18:12 PM »

pattern?
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charmingflaws
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2009 02:25:17 PM »

pattern?

It's really just four rectangles. Two for the top band that are a few inches wider than your hips and then two for the ruffles, so that when sewn together they are 2x the length of the waist band. I use elastic for the waist in a casing.
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« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2009 03:06:03 PM »

Is there a patten number or is it self-made?
I can picture how it might be done but i'm not sure how many inches high each rectangle should be.
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« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2009 06:44:09 PM »

Those patterns are so cute. I love the recycled T-Shirt one.
I must try and make me a skirt like these! I love the style  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2009 09:35:56 AM »

Cute! I name the last one, Crackerbox Palace! Haha, I too am a great love of naming....well, everything.
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« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2009 03:03:17 PM »

pattern?

It's really just four rectangles. Two for the top band that are a few inches wider than your hips and then two for the ruffles, so that when sewn together they are 2x the length of the waist band. I use elastic for the waist in a casing.

Are they really that simple?

Those skirts are just gorgeous. You are brilliant.

I guess you could just make the ruffles wider for a slightly longer skirt?
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