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Denim skirt with suspenders

Added Feb 26, 2011

by BlancheOfArts

Zagreb, Croatia






I had a nervous breakdown making this skirt. Started of with enthusiasm, great idea and all, but this fabric was awful, my hands were all blue…Than I decided to throw it in a washing machine and after that all hell broke loose… :/
When I finaly managed to finish it, it was too small. ARGH!

Material Notes

denim,cotton, four bottons




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Mod, Vintage
Cotton, Denim

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  • Avatar-cupcake_large

    Mar 1, 2011, 09.49 PMby frkbustad

    The end product looks very good… I could very easily wear this skirt! Love the gingham lining of the suspenders!

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    • Befunky_img_20130826_083902_large

      Mar 2, 2011, 01.17 PMby BlancheOfArts

      I`ve managed to fix it this time, took off the waistband and made a new one, gingham on the back of the waistband too, shortened the upper part and-uala!-I`m in! Yeah! :D

    • Avatar-cupcake_large

      Mar 2, 2011, 07.21 PMby frkbustad

      Great news! Hope it’ll make you happy and forget all the trouble it gave you…

  • Big_tri_large

    Feb 27, 2011, 02.05 AMby cantare

    Oh goodness…the skirt from hell out to get you! It looks awesome, tho. I’ll post a pic of my suspender skirt when I finish it!!

  • Road_trip_010_large

    Feb 27, 2011, 02.04 AMby cambra

    If you have troubles with fabric bleeding color a lot you can try to set the dye by washing it in a cold wash in the washing machine with 1/3 c vinegar and 1/3 c salt. :)

  • Perfilpg_large

    Feb 27, 2011, 01.34 AMby saylavie

    it is still very cute and you probably have a friend who can enjoy it wearing it, so all is not lost.

  • Reneavatarpic_large

    Feb 26, 2011, 10.39 PMby laceandthimble

    I’m sorry that you had a rough time with it- I definitely know how that feels. The good news is that, even if it is too small, it looks super cute!

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    • Befunky_img_20130826_083902_large

      Feb 26, 2011, 11.44 PMby BlancheOfArts

      Thanks, when I cooled off a bit, I had an epiphany how to save it…I`ll try to save it one more time tomorrow, haha. :))

  • Befunky_img_20130826_083902_large

    Feb 26, 2011, 08.28 PMby BlancheOfArts

    Thanks, I was going for the 40`s look… :)

  • Bub_large

    Feb 26, 2011, 08.24 PMby baka-pepica

    cool. i like it, it really look retro!

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