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Topic: another pleated skirt. nice one though! :)  (Read 5373 times)
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« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2004 09:11:42 PM »

Most of the pleats I've seen in the store topstich the pleats part of the way down which seems to hold them in place bettet. Also, when you iron your skirt make it a little damp (with a spray bottle). When it's no longer wet, just damp, spray on some hairspray. Or you can rub some wax on it and melt it in with the iron. These help keep the pleats really stiff and crisp.
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« Reply #11 on: June 12, 2004 11:00:15 PM »

Sweet skirt! Plus those boots are totally rockinf the Ariel from Footloose look...  applause seems to be in store!
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« Reply #12 on: June 15, 2004 07:58:58 PM »

i know at least one way to help pleats stay pleats is to dry clean..i guess you have to decide which is more of a pain- ironing or dry cleaning. then again theres always those dryel-or something of the sort- bags
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« Reply #13 on: June 16, 2004 10:16:09 AM »

YOu have inspired me to take a stip of penguin fabric I have left over and to try making that into a skirt...with some other fabric, of course...it'd be WAY too short alone...
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« Reply #14 on: June 19, 2004 03:14:55 AM »

Smiley I really love it. the colors are really cute and it has a really nice length. i wanna sew instead of learning for my final literature exam right now..  Cry
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« Reply #15 on: June 19, 2004 06:17:03 AM »

the length is awesome and the waist band looks good with those wrinkles, cheers!
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« Reply #16 on: July 12, 2004 06:27:47 PM »

You could try using spray starch when you iron it. You can use like a bijillion amount of it to make it really hard, but you dont really have to. I dont use all that much, and the creases stay in my pants. Hope i helped!
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