A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 303,172
Currently Running With Scissors:
457 Guests and 4 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: "praire" skirt to match my "quilted" top  (Read 2473 times)
Tags for this thread: skirt  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
Offline Offline

Posts: 85
Joined: 28-Jan-2005

"I think I'm addicted.."

View Profile
« on: April 19, 2005 03:27:48 PM »

my friend called it a praire skirt but i'm not sure i quite agree...anyway it used to be this...

but i felt too much like a mermaid because it was so fitted at the top and then flared out so much.  i had to make it smaller than i would have wanted because i was a bit short on the lace since i got it on sale and only so much of it was left.  so to fix it i removed the waistband (which i'm super proud of) and shortened it up to a more "kicky" length...

i really like it.  especially when i go down the stairs and the whole bottom part floofs out really big.

and a close up of the fabric and lace:

here's the semi-matching top: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=31477
Offline Offline

Posts: 362
Joined: 28-Nov-2003

blood hungry cannibalistic unfit family ties

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2005 03:55:10 PM »

heh, I have to agree that it's a prarie skirt, but those are oh so trendy now so it works out nicely.  Now all we need is a picture of the whole ensemble together

laden autumn, here I stand
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2005 10:02:02 PM »

very pretty, I love the fabric!
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2005 05:04:58 PM »

Ooer, that's really nice!
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5398
Joined: 06-Nov-2004

Late Arrival (by Mister Reusch)

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2005 11:21:52 PM »

Mm. I likes. Lace skirts (well... with things you wouldn't expect them with) are my cup-of-tea.
By the way.. I first read it as "pirate skirt"... and it worked for that too, at least in my exam-addled brain... (it's got that old-timey feel to it). Brava.

Lady E
Offline Offline

Posts: 68
Joined: 18-Apr-2005

I'm too young to die!

View Profile
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2005 11:50:39 AM »

Totally awesome!  So simple and feminine....I might have to hijack that idea  Wink
« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2005 08:24:09 PM »

i've always loved pairing sweet girlie skirts with tank tops... and that one will look good with a white or brown one. you did a good job shortening that.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Amazing 1990s Hair Will Give You A Heaping Helping Of Nostalgia
How to Do a Waterfall Braid
How to Fake a Thick Bun Hairstyle
How to Shampoo Your Hair Correctly
Jennifer Aniston Wants Supermodel Hair
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Quilted Patchwork Basket
Craftster Quickies: How to Make Spooky Halloween Decorations
Craft Challenge #110 Announced - Halloween Costume Contest!

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.