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tightsandtea
« on: July 30, 2012 05:35:30 PM »

I've been hoarding fabrics ever since I bought a sewing machine a few months back, but I never attempted to sew anything wearable until now lol. I just completed my first-ever article of clothing: a maxi skirt with inverted box pleats and a ribbon waistband.

For more pics and a visual tutorial, visit http://tights-and-tea.blogspot.com/2012/07/diy-maxi-skirt.html.











If any of the steps are confusing, or if you have any recommendations, please let me know. Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2012 06:18:07 PM »

Cute! I love your fabric.
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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2012 06:54:47 PM »

Great tutorial and I love the fabric!
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« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2012 11:01:27 PM »

Lovely skirt and tutorial.  Using ribbon for the waistband was a particularly good idea, It means you can use all of the fabric for the skirt and it accentuates a pretty waist.
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« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2012 01:37:35 AM »

Beautiful skirt, great idea. Looks beautiful on and a fantastic tutorial. Thanks for sharing it.
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2012 08:04:34 AM »

I love the fabric you picked. Your tut is very clear and easy to understand.
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« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2012 04:17:14 PM »

What a beautiful maxi.  Can't get enough of that material!  It looks so breezy and comfortable.
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« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2012 01:17:50 PM »

I love this!
you did a great job.

Another thing added to mu list of things to make Grin
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« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2012 06:59:49 PM »

Usually I'm not a maxi skirt kind of person, but seeing this sent me on a mad-dash to my fabric stash!  Cheesy
So gorgeous, love the fabric and the cut, looks so incredibly awesome!

How many pleats did you make here?
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« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2012 03:47:48 AM »

Lovely skirt! I love the ribbon waistband too!
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