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Topic: **High Waisted Black Ruffle Skirt**  (Read 6823 times)
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mingaling88
« on: June 21, 2010 03:07:06 PM »

Hey everybody!

I just made this high waisted skirt yesterday, and I gotta say that i'm pretty happy with how it turned out!

Here's what I used:

Three 3XL t-shirts (I bought mine at Michaels)
Black thread
Wide non-rolling elastic waistband

Here's a picture of what I modeled my skirt after:


One of the HUGE 3XL shirts that was used for the skirt:


Tracing the lining of the skirt that the ruffles will be sewn onto:




One of the long strips used for the ruffles: (6inches wide)


Sewing the ruffles onto the skirt: (I just eyeballed the pleats!)




Attaching the casing for the waistband and then placing the elastic waistband inside: (the elastic waistband is 1.5inches wide)


And the finished product!


I'll post pics of myself wearing this skirt soon! The skirt sits right at my waist and looks great with a thick belt Smiley (Just like the pic!)

I hope you guys like it! I had alot of fun making it! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2010 03:26:25 PM »

nice work!
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« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2010 03:27:38 PM »

looks great!
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« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2010 03:42:57 PM »

Wow! I can't wait to see the pics with you wearing it. It looks like it was pretty simple to do. I may copy!  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2010 03:53:54 PM »

This looks awesome! I'll probably be making one for myself.
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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2010 04:32:23 PM »

that's awesome. it looks comfy and the pleats/ruffles will hide wrinkles well. (my pet peeve about skirts) great job!
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« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2010 11:22:48 AM »

that's awesome. it looks comfy and the pleats/ruffles will hide wrinkles well. (my pet peeve about skirts) great job!

Very true!! That's one of my pet peeves too Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2010 06:27:02 AM »

very cute skirt, it looks great!  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2010 12:59:50 PM »

wow, that's awesome! Smiley I've always loved ruffley skirts
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« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2010 05:31:41 AM »

I love it! might have to go try it out for myself now!
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