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« on: August 11, 2018 05:42:44 AM »

I used this tutorial to make a skirt for myself and there was quite a bit of fabric left over so I cut some smaller squares and made a version for my daughter.


I changed the pattern a bit adding triangular pieces to the ends of the rows so the hem is more straight than pointy. I ended up taking the corners off the square because those hung down so much they looked funny but the rest was a good call I think.

I also cut the waist out as a circle and added a folded over strip of tshirt fabric with elastic in it.

It looks cute on her!


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« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2018 06:30:54 AM »

Great version for your DD!
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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2018 07:51:28 AM »

Great mod for your little! I am reminded of two things from my 1970s childhood: 1) how the Pointer Sisters had coordinating, but not exactly matching stage costumes and 2) Coordinating Barbie & Skipper outfits. YEY!

I hope you two wear them at the same time, possibly even to go out and about.
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« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2018 08:49:14 AM »

Thanks ladies Smiley.

I suggested wearing them together and she's game. I better get lots of photos, she's on the cusp of puberty and will soon be horrified at such an idea, haha.
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