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Topic: velvet skirt into semi-formal dress NOW WITH TUT.  (Read 4758 times)
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« on: December 03, 2005 12:27:11 AM »

i had just a plain black velvet skirt with elastic that was wearing out, and i needed a dress for a winter dance. soooo

i hitched the skirt up and then took a strip of white cotton and wrapped it around, tied it in the front and pulled it through the middle of my boobs for the shape of the top. sewed that on.. then i sewed a bra into it, well sort of, but just at the end of the front straps, so then i had straps and they match alright, becuase both are black. it worked out alright, and no one will notice, so allll's good.

here it is. god knows what my face was thinking when i took this. umm so just ignore that part

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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2005 12:34:39 AM »

thats very cute... you did a great job... if only i could make something that cute out of old skirts i have!

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« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2005 06:32:36 AM »

kuteness! Cheesy

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« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2005 01:31:03 PM »

hi, i have a velvet skirt exactly that length, could you just tell me how exactly you did the white cotton thing, im being dumb lol  Roll Eyes

it looks very nice

« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2005 01:55:07 PM »

thank you. umm i just wrapped the strip of white fabric around my back and then around under my boobs, tied it in the front in the middle, so it was tight and then pulled the tie over the top of the black skirt so it pulled it down to the level of the white part, sort of cinched i suppose and then tucked it in and it stays okay.

i hope that helps, i really don't know how else to explain it
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2005 02:20:34 PM »

gorgeous.   Grin  I love it. Wink
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« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2005 03:24:59 PM »

could you whip up a tutorial pretty please ?
« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2005 04:02:00 PM »

That is very impressive, it looks store-bought! All my projects end up looking very obviously homemade, as my sewing skills aren't very good. So kudos to you! I hope you had fun!

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« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2005 03:06:48 PM »

it looks awesome!! now i want one!
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« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2005 07:16:33 PM »

very very cute!!


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