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« on: June 27, 2007 04:48:42 PM »

One day, I was really bored and realized that I needed some new skirts to wear to church w/ my b/f and I just really wanted some cute skirts that didn't leave my butt hanging out. lol. So, in the craft section at Wal-mart one day, I found this awesome, lightweight plaid material for $1/yd, so I snatched some up! Out popped these:

This one is just your basic tiered skirt.

^"Action shot"^


The next two are pretty much the same.
First skirt:

^Close-up of material and gathering.^
I also made a purse out of the left over fabric I loved it so much!

Second skirt:

^Close-up of fabric and gethering^

Thanks for looking! Comments and criticism appreciated!

« Last Edit: July 30, 2007 04:28:54 PM by Niksters » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Miss Moo
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2007 04:59:33 PM »

nicely done! I love the rainbow-ish plaid in the middle! Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2007 05:32:44 PM »

These look great. You're totally gonna live in these.

www.bunny-squids.blogspot.com I am terrible at blogging!
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2007 08:12:46 AM »

those look so comfy!  i always see that $1 plaid fabric at wal mart, but i was never sure what to make with it.  thanks for the idea- now i have to go out and get some!  did you use a pattern?
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2007 12:49:17 PM »

Thanks for all the positive comments!
Yeah, I have totally been living in these! They're so comfortable!
lefty8881, no, I didn't use a pattern. I was suprised they turned out so good b/c of that. lol. I just measured around my hips so that I could just slide them on (the waists are elasticized b/c I hate doing zippers). Then I added 20 inches to my hip measurement for the actual skirt and made it as long as I wanted. Hope that makes sense!

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