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« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2013 01:35:24 PM »


omg, how the heck have I never thought of sewing two skirts together??! **squeee!**
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« Reply #11 on: July 28, 2013 02:04:19 AM »

Quite creative and they look great on you! I wear skirts and dresses so this gives me ideas for things to make for myself. Thanks for sharing!


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« Reply #12 on: September 02, 2013 03:24:29 PM »

2nd-to last is SO stunning! I love the combination of colors, textures, and patterns. And you said "cheating" with burning the edges, but I say "finishing perfectly." Love.

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« Reply #13 on: October 10, 2014 06:22:00 AM »

always loved this type of skirt and dresses it looks beautiful thanks
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« Reply #14 on: August 22, 2015 10:04:17 PM »

LOVE the cream / brown one with that gorgeous panel!  I make these top-down using a gathering foot on my machine; I just cut strips (8" wide for 4 tiers, 12" for 3 tiers works for my height) and seam them into one looooong strip.  Then I cut the top strip to the length I want to fit my hips, and add the next tier using the gathering foot.  Once I reach the end of that tier, I cut the long strip off, and start on the next tier.  Once I have the number of tiers I want, I stitch what will be the back seam, stitch a channel in the top for an elastic waist, and then sew that looooong bottom hem.  I love using numerous 45" wide prints; they give the skirt a very patchwork look.  I've also used squares cut from men's plaid shirts which was a TON of work but the skirt is really cool.  But I'm starting tribal dance classes, and I'm now in LOVE with the hot pink skirt w/ the waist detail!!!

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