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Topic: A couple of skirts (pinstripes and polkadots!) edit: the fate of the pink skirt  (Read 15073 times)
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Hitgirl
« on: August 31, 2005 12:12:30 PM »

Well hellu. I made these in the summer holidays and just recently managed to format my crappy little camera.  So I took lots of photos!

Ignore the silly poses, I never know quite what to do with my hands  Cheesy






I was at the market one day and I saw this wonderful fabric and without thinking I bought two or three metres of it (probably more actually, as it doesn't seem to ever run out Cheesy). I then got home and wondered what the hell I was going to do with that much pink with gigantic orange polkadots fabric. Then I realised oh well, it was only a euro a metre.
So I made a skirt! It was my first time pleating, so it isn't excellent. I have no idea if I'll ever wear it. It seems a bit too garish even for me Wink






(haha, editing to point out I just noticed the little killer whale in the corner Cheesy)



It used to be just green fabric, I added the pinstripes by hand. I obviously don't know what to do with my time, it seems.
Took me about a day to add the pinstripes, and a day to put it all together. I couldn't figure out how to pleat it, and the fabric wasn't the pleat-y type. Should have figured that out before I started Tongue



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Edit: I wore the pink one yesterday to see Mindless Self Indulgence, and when the band started signing stuff, I couldn't find my ticket for them to sign, so I took off my skirt (but don't worry, I had trousers underneath Wink )



(LynZ, Urine, Steve Righ? and Kitty)

Now I can't wear it again, but hey, I love it even more Cheesy
« Last Edit: February 20, 2006 12:07:44 AM by Hitgirl » THIS ROCKS   Logged
IAte86Crayons
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2005 12:18:10 PM »

Those look great... and you did the pinstripes by hand?!  Shocked Oh dear
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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2005 12:19:29 PM »

theyre both cute, i especially love the green pinstripe one
and it goes so well with the outfit youre wearing in the picture, too
great job!
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« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2005 12:19:42 PM »

 Shocked Crazy, but worth it! They both look great. Good work!
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Hitgirl
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2005 12:25:11 PM »

Yeah. Not sure what got into me there. But I really wanted a skirt with diagonal pinstripes! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2005 12:40:46 PM »

I love the fabrics you used. I especially love the green one - such a great color!

-Kaia
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Hitgirl
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2005 01:57:30 PM »

Those look great... and you did the pinstripes by hand?!  Shocked Oh dear

your username just cheered me up a bit  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2005 02:19:34 PM »

wowwww! i can't believe you did pinstripes by hand lol! i never would've even thought of that, so that's reallyyyyy cool. and OH MY GOD I LOVEE THE POLKA DOTTED ONE!! it's incredibly awesome. id the fabric stretchy?? cause i want it!! so i'm gonan go out tomorow and search for that fabric hehe.
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« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2005 02:24:08 PM »

I love the pinstripes one Grin Great job. And I love your avatar too hehe
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« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2005 02:27:55 PM »

Oh great job! Those are too adorable!
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