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Topic: gibbous inspired skirt from pillowcase, dress, & lace!  (Read 2537 times)
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« on: March 15, 2011 09:20:14 AM »


Hello, Crafty queens & kings!! This is my first ever post, although I've been trolling along here for a while...  Roll Eyes

So, the other day, I was very inspired by Gibbous Fashions, and Panic! at the Disco's new video for their song The Ballad of Mona Lisa. I though to myself...ouch, those prices are high...so I just HAVE to make a skirt!! I ran out to St. Vinny's thrift store, and snagged a tan and cream floral pillowcase, a dark green suede dress, and some old lace...the most expensive bit was the skeleton key for 4 dollars. The chain is from Walmart. I don't own a sewing machine, so everything I sew is handsewn, and I'm a newbie. So, pardon the wonky seams! (Although, with this skirt, it wouldn't really matter!) And apologies on the shoddy pictures, I forgot to clean my mirror....  Tongue Tell me what you think!










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« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2011 09:09:02 AM »

Great job and MUCH fun! I love that video too...my daughter and I were tossing about all sorts of ideas of recons to make when we were watching it!

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« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2011 12:10:33 PM »

very cute! And looks like your inspiration! Awesome!
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« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2011 10:39:54 AM »


Thanks, guys! I wore it for St. Patty's Day and it was a huge hit on campus.
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« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2011 01:47:40 PM »

great job. keep wanting to do something like that myself but a lil scared @ the moment (hate messin up good material). sooooo don't miss the handsewing. makes it that much more impressive Smiley
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