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Topic: Tiered Peasant Skirt - Edited with new pictures!  (Read 1551 times)
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« on: April 24, 2007 03:56:40 PM »

I made this super easy tiered skirt, and I really love it. I made it over the course of two nights while watching T.V. It isn't quite done, I am waiting for someone to help me pin up the hem, but I really wanted to share some pictures.

This picture shows off the shape more. I used a black knit fabric for the top so the the waistband is really stretchy and you can just slip the skirt on. Then I added three tiers of the cotton fabric.

I love the way it came out, though my mom said the waistband makes it look like a maternity skirt. I don't mind, no one sees that part and it is comfy!

And here it is on me. I am so happy with it, and I finished it just in time for all this great weather.

ETA: Here are two new pictures showing a closeup of the fabric. This is some stuff that I got at Jo-Anne's on clearance about a year ago and it sat in my stash for a while. I really like it a lot, and I think it makes the skirt.

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« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2007 07:07:37 PM »

That's really pretty! I love the variegated (can you call fabric variegated?) fabric. The way the colors go together is awesome. And I do tend to be partial to peasant-type skirts  Grin

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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2007 07:37:01 PM »

How cute!  And I love the fabric - I'd love to so a close-up of it!

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« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2007 08:32:03 PM »

I'm happy with it, too! Bravo to you on a great new skirt for spring/summer!

Nah, I don't think it looks maternity-ish.

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« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2007 08:38:20 PM »

The colours are beautiful! It reminds me of sherbet.

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« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2007 09:03:45 PM »

The bottom two tiers look like a sunset to me - it's gorgeous.

Have you seen this thread? It's a "skirt hemming epiphany" (for one-womanned hemming).


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