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« on: July 25, 2004 08:38:22 AM »

Ok, I just completed my first skirt.  I used the 'trace your favorite skirt' method, but I used some wool fabric I had left over from a messenger bag project instead of your typical pillowcase.  Of course this means I won't be wearing it for a couple of months, but I think it turned out pretty cute.
http://psycserv.mcmaster.ca/~domingm/craft_pics/skirt.jpg
I did some topstitch detailing on the side seams:
http://psycserv.mcmaster.ca/~domingm/craft_pics/skirt_seam.jpg
(not totally perfect, as you can see)
And a decorative diamond stitch pattern 2" up from the hem:
http://psycserv.mcmaster.ca/~domingm/craft_pics/skirt_hem.jpg
It's one of the 4 decorative stitches that came with my machine (I set the stitch length to about 1/2 and the width to the max).  It also helps to hold up the turned under hem.

Whatd'ya think?
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« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2004 09:16:08 AM »

cute skirt...i usually don't do blue but still...cute skirt...OOOH speaking of blue i just got the venus devine razor...i lobe it. *strokes it lovingly* erm...sorry about that anyway i also like your mirror. lol...hehehe
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« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2004 09:58:02 AM »

Cute! I love the decorative stitching!
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2005 03:56:54 PM »

VERY kute...good job Grin
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2005 10:27:10 AM »

that's very nice! That'll look great with black tights once it gets colder... You've given me machine-envy, though - the fanciest thing mine does is buttonholes!
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« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2005 08:00:59 AM »

That's a really pretty skirt!
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