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Topic: Two (almost) No-Sew Skirts!  (Read 3765 times)
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« on: March 30, 2006 07:54:27 PM »

Okay...  I tried to post this earlier today and kept getting kicked off the forum, so hopefully I won't wind up with three identical posts or something.  Here goes.

I probably look at the clothing forums most often, but being sort of sew-challenged, this is my first post here!  Two very low-effort skirts.

First one, it was a long jean skirt, very much not my style.  I chopped it off to make a short skirt, and attacked it with a ten-pack of multicolored sharpies.

The front:

The back: (because who doesn't want an achor on their butt?)

And then a close-up of the doodles:

Next one is just that ten-second t-shirt skirt that was all over the forums for a while, I'm sorry I don't remember where I found the tut.  I took a men's medium (probably a large would have worked better, the waist is a bit tight).  It was plain grey, so I wanted to add some decoration-- but no fabric in the apartment and no fabric store within walking distance!  And it was midnight.  What to do?  Well, the answer to all quandries at midnight in my neighborhood is:  Walgreens.  Which did not have fabric, but had these multicolored patches to sew onto pants and things.  So I bought a pack in pants-type colors, cut out some stars, stitched them on, and voila:

Beach skirt!

I want to put some stars on the back, too, because it looks a little too much like it used to be a tshirt...

What do you think??
« Last Edit: May 27, 2009 08:43:26 AM by jungrrl - Reason: fixed pictures » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2006 07:57:17 PM »

They're both cute, but that first one is FREAKING AWESOME.

You ROCK.  Hardcore.   Grin

« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2006 08:41:34 PM »

I'M in aw! That rocks so much!!!

I recently got a 5 pack of sharpies and i was thinking about doing the same thing, but i couldn't do it nearly this good! MMgsh i'm in love(with the skirt)! I won't be able to compare with this, but at least i'll be able to say i tried...
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2006 09:27:35 PM »

Um, did you say low effort?!?!
That first skirt is amazing! I have tried to do awesomely random doodles like that before, and it is harder than it looks! (despite everything anyone has ever said about doodles... maybe I am just artistically challenged? O_O;Wink
you are awesome... I loooveee it!!


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« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2006 06:10:38 AM »

hei great job - and YES - your doodles are awesom .... if i send you a skirt would you doodle it for me?Huh?
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2006 08:38:06 AM »

Wow, thanks, guys!  My doodling prowess is the product of too many years of high school spent covering notebooks with squiggles. 

hei great job - and YES - your doodles are awesom .... if i send you a skirt would you doodle it for me?Huh?

Heh-  sure!  Want to trade something for a doodled skirt? 
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« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2006 08:56:15 AM »

hmmm, .... i would love to ;-))) But i think i am better in making jewlery than constructed stuff - do you like bracelets with loads of dangling stuff?? or necklaces with the main central bead hand-made (i am doing some lampwork beads as well) .... if you really want send me a private email at pisicatndru at hotmail.com ;-)))
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« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2006 11:33:23 AM »

Gasp; I really want both skirts. You are really talented. You just inspired me to do a starry 50's sundress.
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2006 11:52:14 AM »

I love your doodles xD

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« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2006 01:22:32 PM »

Holy crapola! I love the jean skirt. I'm a big fan of flowing doodles like that, and you are great at it!  Cheesy

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