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Topic: Asian steampunky skirt: first completed project with new machines!  (Read 1577 times)
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Eisoj5
« on: February 10, 2012 07:37:50 PM »

So I completed this skirt from a week or so ago!!  I serged a total of 92 Chinese silk brocade squares for the ruffles (could've been rufflier, but oh well). I also learned how to use my new machine to make buttonholes.  

Squares all sewn together, lined up on the original base skirt (which I switched to pleather later)


Finished skirt.  With dragon buttons! Smiley


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I'll try to get some better pictures in the daytime Tongue
« Last Edit: February 10, 2012 07:38:10 PM by Eisoj5 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2012 12:10:14 AM »

Dragon buttons are so right for a chinese brocade skirt.
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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2012 06:45:51 AM »

Wow, that is lovely!  I love patchwork things, ruffles and bright colours, so you've pretty much got it sorted here.  I love the buttons, the silk you chose and the whole shape of it.  Good job!
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« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2012 02:16:03 AM »

Am liking this skirt very much!
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Eisoj5
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2012 04:36:07 PM »

Hey, thanks, you guys!!  I am really happy with it, and want to find ways to wear it a lot...but my work is too active Sad
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