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Topic: I want to make a bada$% outfit for my bday in a month or so...how do i make this  (Read 1099 times)
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« on: January 18, 2011 02:11:20 PM »

So my bday is coming up (about a month) and I really want to make something awesome for going out in. I know exactly what I want to make, and how to make...except the skirt!!!


This is the kind of skirt I would like to make. http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=362807.0
I'm not entirely sure how to make it though. Would I start with a simple a-line and just make it longer than i want and sew some spots up higher than they fall? I'm thinking that's how I'd do it but that seems too simple. lol  Roll Eyes

any advice or links would be fabulous!!!!
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« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2011 04:52:21 PM »

It actually IS pretty simple! I've never done it myself (no occasion to use such a technique yet) but it sure does produce lovely results:

http://www.burdastyle.com/techniques/pick-up-skirt-technique

Hope that's what you were looking for Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2011 06:04:25 PM »

Alexus saves the day!!!!!!! Thank you thank you thank you sooooo much! I figured that was all you had to do, but it just seemed to easy. lol  Grin Grin Grin thank you
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« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2011 10:00:09 PM »

No problem! I hope your bada$$ outfit turns out awesome Cheesy I'd love to see how it when it's done!
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« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2011 05:04:52 PM »

I will be sure to post lots of pics!!! I tend to forget to take action shots, but it's going to be my bday so I'm sure someone will be photog atleast part of the night lol thanks again!
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