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« on: April 07, 2010 11:21:08 PM »



Here it is! I didn't know this morning that I'd be ending the day in a skirt, but here it is! It just sort of popped out of my serger, and I'm lucky that the needle didn't break until the last seam, or it would be unfinished until I can get to the store for another!

The big squares are "pretty much 7 inches" square, and the half panels are just eyeballed "half". It would be sort of silly to call this a pattern, so I won't. The waistband is from a black jersey skirt that I didn't like, and all the black squares are cut from that skirt as well. The red jersey comes from a set of red jersey bedsheets! (those are fab for great swathes of jersey fabric, craftster gals and guys!)

I do NOT recommend that you put it together the way I did, which resulted in the "stepped" look of the unfinished skirt in the pic below. Yuk. Figuring out how to fix that was brain-wrenching for my very not-seamstress (yet!) mind. Use a real pattern or something.  >_>

But all's well that ends pretty much ok, and I'm happy with it! It looks good inside out and right side out, but it sure is more comfy inside out! it'll be great for kickin' around the house! ^_^











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E-mack
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2010 01:01:43 AM »

Lovely Skirt.  I like how you came to a problem - and then solved it !!  Well done.
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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2010 05:06:22 AM »

hello - pretty design and looks very comfortable !!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2010 06:20:26 AM »

thats really cute Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2010 08:16:03 AM »

its purdy, I like the different sized layers on it Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2010 07:03:02 AM »

There is something really awesome about this skirt. The colors and overall shape aren't groundbreaking, so it must be the composition of the blocks. Somehow the shapes come together in an extremely visually satisfying way. It's like I don't want to stop looking at it.
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« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2010 08:06:20 AM »

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Thanks for all the nice comments, peoples! Yeah, the two different heights of block rows just sort of came to me, I didn't want it to be completely uniform, so that seemed like a really easy way to mix it up some. ^_^


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« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2010 09:55:48 AM »

Love it!

*goes to look for old t shirts*
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« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2010 02:45:26 PM »

That skirt is awesome, that dog is awesome, you're awesome.
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« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2010 10:52:16 AM »

I love this skirt!  Shocked
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