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« on: July 11, 2013 04:17:11 AM »

A friend of mine just sent me this photo asking how hard it would be to put together.....obviously not a sewer lol
So I was wondering if there are any suggestions for the skirt mainly? The top sort of looks like a peasant style with long sleeves (not the best photo I know!)
Any help would be awesome! It looks like there is a lot of fabric there....
Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2013 04:44:13 AM »

It looks like a full skirt with the petals as an overskirt.  If she could find a skirt she likes, the overskirt might not be too hard to do. 
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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2013 08:12:15 AM »

I agree, there's just a regular skirt underneath there.  Looks like an a-line with a gathered ruffle at the bottom.  I'm guessing that the "petals" over the top are squares, turned on-point, with the top point attached to the skirt at the waistband.  Since it looks like a taffeta type of fabric, the squares don't hang limp and stay more spread out.  Looks like the edges have been stretched a little as they were serged/hemmed so that they get that bit of ruffle.  Since the waistband is covered by the corset, you could do elastic to keep things simple.  I see green fabric hanging down under the bottom of the skirt but have no clue on that.  (And the sleeves on the blouse look like they are split up to the elbow.)  Is that enough analysis for you?
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« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2013 12:44:23 AM »

Thanks so much for your  help! Wonderful!
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