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« on: August 24, 2010 09:52:24 PM »

A few weeks ago I had made a faux fur skirt and leg warmer set. This is what I was working on when I made this tutorial if anyone is interested in sewing their own faux fur items: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=355969.0
I made the top as well. It's really simple - I traced a tank top but shorter, then added elastic on the bottom so it stays tightly on under my bust. The skirt and leg warmers all have elastic on the top in casings made of the knit I used for the top. The pockets/flaps are just some black kona cotton.





The color's not accurate in this one, but I wanted to show off my pocket flaps. It was my first time doing pockets like this. There's one on each side seam.


from the inside - they're nice and large so I can fit my passport in one when I go out, or even some flowlights (for those who don't know, they're sort of like LED light glow sticks)


The back inside and out - when I made the skirt it ended up too large, so I cut it up the back, took out a few inches, then sewed it back together. The seam isn't visible on the outside.




I've already worn the whole set out dancing and it held up super well (got lots of compliments/questions about it too). The bottoms of the legwarmers didn't even get matted up, which I figured would happen from past experience. My favorite part was people stopping me to pet me  Cheesy

Thanks for looking! Comments, critique, questions are all appreciated  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2010 10:08:44 PM »

This set is so FREAKING awesome and adorable at the same time! Awesome job Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2010 10:42:16 PM »

Too cool!  And, yes, I probably wouldn't be able to resist petting you too.    Wink
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« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2010 12:16:36 AM »

There are no words for how much I love those colors
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« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2010 04:06:41 AM »

Wow!!! It's amazing!!  Cheesy

I love the fabric you've used. I wish I could wear something like that, everything fits perfect on you Smiley

Maybe someday I'll try making my own leg warmers...
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« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2010 06:23:22 AM »

That's awesome!  Grin  Love the colors. 
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« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2010 08:46:18 AM »

Awww I used to DROOL over stuff like that from rave clothing websites...all in Europe, none affordable.

I alwaysalwaysalways wanted fuzzy legwarmers just like that.
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« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2010 05:19:09 PM »

Thank you everyone for the lovely comments!!

Wow!!! It's amazing!!  Cheesy

I love the fabric you've used. I wish I could wear something like that, everything fits perfect on you Smiley

Maybe someday I'll try making my own leg warmers...

You should try making some! It's not too difficult, and they're definitely fun to wear.

Awww I used to DROOL over stuff like that from rave clothing websites...all in Europe, none affordable.

I alwaysalwaysalways wanted fuzzy legwarmers just like that.

I know exactly what you mean. I did the same thing for years, then I decided I'd just make my own stuff since I was never able to afford ordering anything.
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Clanori
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2010 08:05:47 PM »

Amazing job!!!!!!!!!
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Boo_its_Brittany
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2010 09:55:44 PM »

This is freakin awesome!
Totally made me realize I need a faux fur skirt/legwarmer combo in my life.... Haha
<3!
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