Denim skirt with suspenders

Added Feb 26, 2011

by BlancheOfArts

Zagreb, Croatia

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Description

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

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Casual, Mod, Vintage
Material
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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      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…

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    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. :)

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    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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      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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