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kelliann74
« on: April 04, 2006 08:13:43 PM »

Is this skirt just a circle skirt with pleats??

http://www.oldnavy.com/browse/product.do?cid=5489&pid=361149&scid=361149042
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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2006 03:05:42 AM »

Yeah, I would say A-line with pleats, and the pleats are sewn down for the first six inches or so.
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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2006 09:01:16 AM »

hmmmm...i tried it as a-line and it didn't come out quite right.  that is why i was thinking it was more of a circle skirt???
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« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2006 11:27:36 AM »

it's not a circle, you can tell because all the stripes are vertical.

its just a rectangle pleated to waist size--you can see that all the stripes don't reduce in width thru the stitching.

this is not a standard draft, it is done this way to take advantage of the stripes.  ordinarily, the skirt is pleated to fit the hips and then the waist section is lapped a bit to allow for the smaller circumference.
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