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Topic: Fancy new skirt from old jeans [IMG HVY]  (Read 1501 times)
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« on: September 04, 2011 07:59:44 AM »

I had an old pair of jeans left. So I thought, "Why do not sew a skirt from it?"



I love my new skirt!



First I cut the pants along the inseam.



Then I cut the pants to the appropriate length.
Thus the skirt later is not so tight, I decided to sew a front Godet (triangle).



I've sewn the godet and cut off the excess residue.



For the ruffle I cut a broad strip of colorful fabric.
Then I folded the strips lengthwise (wrong side of the inside) and sewn it together. This finished strip I evenly distributed in large ruffles on the hem, pinned and sewed.



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« Last Edit: September 04, 2011 08:01:30 AM by Schlörte » THIS ROCKS   Logged

I am from germany, so PLEASE excuse my bad english! Thanks!

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« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2011 08:20:31 AM »

The ruffle is super cute! It really brightens it up. I might have to do that to one of my jean skirts! Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2011 08:27:56 AM »

and love the ruffle color choice. cutee. Wink
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« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2011 09:10:16 AM »

I love it! Good idea with the edging Smiley
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