A pleated dress from vintage curtains

Added Feb 22, 2012

by susupusu

Turku, Finland

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Description

I made this skirt from a curtain that I found from a second hand store. The fabric is very thick, so it’s good for the cold days. It has pleats on the front and the back.

The pattern is from a Finnish sewing book Joka tyypin kaavakirja.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Mod, Vintage

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    Feb 26, 2012, 08.21 AMby Tabatha Lettuce

    Love it, if only I could understand a finnish pattern!!

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    Feb 23, 2012, 02.49 PMby Douli Bee

    Love it! Great job!

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      Feb 23, 2012, 03.26 PMby susupusu

      Thank you so much Douli!

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    Feb 23, 2012, 10.18 AMby dottty

    Thats cute and i love that you used curtain jj:)x

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      Feb 23, 2012, 01.23 PMby susupusu

      Thank you! vintage curtains are so fun to use as you can find some pretty bold prints if you’re lucky :)

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    Feb 23, 2012, 07.45 AMby nikky

    Love the fabric you chose, and a great style!

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      Feb 23, 2012, 09.17 AMby susupusu

      Thank you! :)

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    Feb 23, 2012, 07.41 AMby Inspired2012

    Very, very nice!!! I love the fabric with it’s yellow flowers!

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      Feb 23, 2012, 09.17 AMby susupusu

      Thank you :)

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    Feb 22, 2012, 11.41 PMby Andrew Tanardi

    Love it, looks fabulous. Really Creative

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      Feb 23, 2012, 06.39 AMby susupusu

      Thank you Andrew!

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    Feb 22, 2012, 04.41 PMby Itsbeensewlong

    Looks fabulous! And yes can imagine the curtain fabric would be nice and warm too…. Love how you have worked the pattern and design together…. :) Lou

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      Feb 22, 2012, 05.19 PMby susupusu

      Thank you so much! It was so nice to cut and sew it since the fabric was so sturdy. If only I could find those vintage fabrics so easily! :)

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