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Topic: My FIRST Skirt...comments please :)  (Read 8556 times)
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« on: November 11, 2008 07:02:11 AM »

Well, really my first anything for clothes.  I have made 2 aprons for my 3 year old daughter and this skirt.  DH just got me a sewing machine on Halloween.  I have to say, I'm proud Smiley LOL And yes, my monkey is standing on the couch Smiley  I used http://grandrevivaldesign.typepad.com/photos/ruffled_skirts_tutorial/index.html  Thanks Smiley

And I just noticed a hanging string...oops Smiley  Any opinions are welcomed Smiley

« Last Edit: November 11, 2008 09:24:48 AM by Nena2007 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Brynns Mom
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2008 09:48:48 AM »

I think it's great!  I made a dress for my daughter when she was little and she still has it.  It was my only attempt!!
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2008 10:36:58 AM »

Looks like you did a really good job, hope you enjoyed it and make a lot more things!  The polkadot fabric is a really nice touch, looks better than another girly print in my humble opinion!

Mable Farms
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2008 10:45:27 AM »

Good job!  I think it always feels good to finish a project. It's even better when it turns out as cute as this one!  You picked a great first project.  I've made this skirt too!  It's quick and cute and easy to modify for fit etc.  We had to give the first one away as it would not fit over dd's booty. I added a couple of inches to the measurements and tried again. Success! Wink
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2008 11:10:07 AM »

Thanks for the comments!  Mable, I had to do that too!  I made one the first time and it didn't fit. I hope I can find someone to give it to Smiley
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2008 11:23:37 AM »

I also did that when I tried the same skirt!  I guess it's easy to underestimate baby booty size  Cheesy

« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2008 01:15:06 PM »

Nice job. I've got to try this skirt. I've wanted to for about a year now. Roll Eyes
« Last Edit: November 11, 2008 01:16:17 PM by Munora » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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Mable Farms
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2008 02:33:41 PM »

or maybe the mama who made the tute has a skinny minnie!  I dunno but it is super cute and easy to make.  It is nice to know there are other little ones with "back" out there! Cheers! Kiss
« Reply #8 on: November 11, 2008 04:36:09 PM »

Haha yeah, mines got a tiny little waist and "back" as you said Smiley LOL
« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2008 06:36:54 PM »

Very cute!!  I've made a few of those skirts and love them! 
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