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« Reply #10 on: March 18, 2004 04:31:51 PM »

This is absolutely adorable! I love matching skirts and head-wraps so much... I like it just like it is, but if you do want to tone it down, I agree with a wide band of solid color at the top... black would probably be the best (aka most slimming) but if it were me, I'd do bright red, but i'm just a nerd like that. Don't make purses out of it though!! It's too cute as a skirt
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« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2004 08:29:25 AM »

Hey thanks everyone.  My Pookie is having kittens any day now and freaks out if the machine is out,  and chews on my fabric.....so I haven't done anything with the skirt yet, but thanks for all the suggestions.

answer some of the questions:

Its not a big butt or big thigh thing.


its just a middle thing.  but not tummy middle,  just side middle.  but not so much of a deal that I would actually do a sit up or anything. Grin

so I think it looks good from my crotch line and down.  its the waist to legs that are "box-y"  if you could picture that.    
thanks gals for the support

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« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2004 05:41:59 AM »

can we see it on you? Maybe that would help. I personally like La Ragazza's post, but i doubt your the typical fat girl.  Grin Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #13 on: March 21, 2004 04:44:17 AM »

Aw, bless Pookie's little heart.  The last days of pregnancy aren't easy for anyone...woman or cat.  I'll bet you can't wait to see the new kitties.

To avoid that boxy look, I think you'll want to define your waistline while drawing attention away from your love handle area.  Toast's suggestion for putting a band of solid fabric at the top will help.  Another alternative is to make a grosgrain ribbon belt with the D rings to wear sort of "slung" over the skirt.  Red or yellow might be good colors to use.  

Check out this thread to see a link to the kind of belt I'm talking about:
http://www.craftster.org/yabbse/index.php?board=42;action=display;threadid=3930

Hope that helps.  BTW, let us know when the kittens are born.
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