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Topic: super quick & cute bowling wrap skirt *tute added*  (Read 12375 times)
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« on: April 24, 2008 10:58:00 AM »

I used a wrap skirt I had as a reference for this wrap skirt.  I totally love this material and am going to make a tank top or something to go with it (eventually Tongue)

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this basically took me a half hour to make. I will  post a little tute on here later...I just spent way to long typing it out and realized that I made a simple thing very complicated Tongue 
thanks for looking!

Ok here it goes....
first I measured around her waist once and a half and added a couple of inches  and then down how far I wanted. My daughter is 3 and a bit and I used 36"around and 13" down. when you cut this you will have a lovely rectangle (I made this one reversable)

then fold it in half I put the first skirt on top to see how I cut it I just kinda winged it but the top cut is about an inch down at the fold and cut up to the open corners and at the bottom the open corners are rounded ( or they can be angled or however your crafty mind works...)

I cannot find my pic for the next step but its fairly easy...I used a whole package of one fold bias tape (3.65m long) I opend the fabric and measured from one top corner down and around the bottom to the other top corner and attached and then I used the remaining for the top with quite a bit hanging off each end.
then I got my model and went around her waist once with the skirt and made a mark (just below the tape) and made a button hole there to put the string though.  and there you have it...

the great thing about this is that its a great starter to add many different details...ruffles,pleats,pockets....
it also fits me as an apron...lol. I am horrible at explaining things so I hope I didn't leave anyone with the look I get when I read instructions Cheesy

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« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2008 11:13:43 AM »

This is adorable.. looking forward to that tute!

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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2008 11:28:57 AM »

Too cute! Make me wish I had a niece to make things for.

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« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2008 11:37:25 AM »

Aww that is cute!

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« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2008 12:04:11 PM »

love the retro fabric, and your model is too cute. Smiley

« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2008 02:05:55 PM »

Very cute!  Would love a tute!  (he, he - I rhymed! Grin)


« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2008 03:01:46 PM »

super cute skirt. (Cute model too Smiley  )

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« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2008 04:57:08 AM »

Cute and looks pretty easy.  Just the thing I could make for my granddaughter because she is not here with me and it will easier to fit.  love the tut and the skirt.  Thanks
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« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2008 08:36:44 AM »

I LOVE this!  When my little one starts walking, I'm going to try this. SOO cute!  Thanks for the tute!

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« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2008 09:28:41 AM »

VERY cute!
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