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« on: August 03, 2013 08:29:54 AM »

I just finished this last week.  I bought two yards of this fabric when I was in California earlier this year, but I was never sure what I could do with it since it's not a whole lot.  I figured if I made the skirt tiered I could still get a full skirt out of it.  I had just enough left over to make a headband (which I forgot to photograph, oops!) and a few small scraps.  




To make this I took the top half of an empire waisted princess seam pattern, added the lace up detail, and made the skirt with rectangular tiers.  It's hard to tell in the pics, I couldn't get a good close up, but the tiers are folded over on the top to make a narrow ruffle, and the seams are covered up with trim.
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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2013 08:50:54 AM »

That turned out so cute! And great problem solving going for the tiered skirt Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2013 09:36:11 AM »

Thank you!  I was afraid I still would be a little short, especially since the fabric had a tiny flaw I needed to work around, but I think it's a good length.
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2013 09:44:37 AM »

That is really nice! I like it a lot!
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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2013 10:07:22 AM »

Very nice -- I like it.
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« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2013 12:56:14 PM »

It's very cute and flattering! I love the square neckline and all the details..I also love the fabric and the colors!
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« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2013 08:12:31 PM »

It looks great! That fabric is awesome, and the dress is beautiful!
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« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2013 04:12:36 AM »

Thanks!
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« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2013 01:50:35 PM »

That's stunning! Gorgeous for fall. It looks like it's perfectly finished from the pictures.
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« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2013 09:06:14 PM »

Thank you!  I haven't gotten a chance to wear it yet, I'm waiting for it to cool off a little bit because I think it will look better with tights than short socks.
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