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« on: June 10, 2008 05:52:06 AM »

Here are some skirts I finished.  The two linen ones are for work & the "batik" one is my modified version of the Nature's Child skirt in the "Sew What! Skirts" book.  On the Nature's Child skirt I didn't use the zipper & turned the contrasting waistband into a casing instead.  The linen was pretty see through, so I made the aqua one reversible and I lined the green one.  (I'm making elastic waistbands right now because I've been doing Weight Watchers & losing weight & it's easier for me to take them in that way).

Nature's Child



Reversible Linen Skirt (needs to be ironed)




Lined Linen Skirt



Thanks for looking!

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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2008 06:24:58 AM »

Those are really cute!  I have that book too.  I can certainly understand your wanting to put in elastic as opposed to another type of closure/waistband.  I too have lost a bunch of weight and have to make alot of alterations - a pain!
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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2008 05:57:43 PM »

Lovely! I really like the Lined Linen one. It's really pretty!
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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2008 11:58:27 PM »

cute! i'm really lovin the first one and all of your color choices are nice as well. Smiley
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