A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November Crafting Tips & Tricks: Check out Kittykill's latest DIY video, How to Make Glowing Wax Globes!
Total Members: 314,629
Currently Running With Scissors:
256 Guests and 8 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: wrap skirt from a tablecloth  (Read 2659 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« on: March 17, 2005 03:09:57 PM »

I bought this tablecloth at the thrift store to make a circle skirt with, but then yesterday I was at the store and I saw these really cute wrap skirts which had plaid waistbands and hems and the rest was patterned.  So I made this wrap skirt instead.....which ended up being way easier b/c there was no hemming.  I basically cut the tablecloth in half (it was really long ~96 inches.)  I made a 3 inch wasitband out of plaid fabric, gathered the tabkecloth fabric, attached it to the waistband and added buttons.  I am pretty happy with how it turned out, but since it is so fluffy I think it kinda makes me look fat Sad.  Let me know what you think.

« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2005 03:30:22 PM »

Very, very nice! It's a very unique idea specially since I have some old tablecloths I can use!!! Smiley How did you finish the side of the skirt that you had to cut? Also, how did you secure the skirt to close???   

Say hello to my lil' friend!
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2005 03:41:41 PM »

It looks great!  The fabric is wonderful.  Fat!?!  No way!  The style reminds me of the 1950's.  Great job!
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2005 08:03:08 PM »

I wanted it to look kinda 1950's style.  And in person it definetly does make me look a little fat (my mom even said so!)  I think that I am going to make it less gathered so it isn't so fluffy. 

tinkleaganster-I didn't do anything to finish the side of the skirt b/c the side of the tablecloth was already finished.  I used  buttons to secure it.
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2005 05:33:31 PM »

How do you do the gathers? Sorry if i sound really stupid but i want to attempt them...they seem easy, but everything i think sounds easy i screw up. So...yeah. lol.  Smiley
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Ah, fall!
Meatless Monday: Black Bean, Butternut and Spinach Skillet
@Home This Weekend: Clipboard Photo Display

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.