Added Mar 21, 2008
Atlanta Area, Ge...
This is the last of three mini-tutorials on making Sidonie á la Chanel, my variation on the free BurdaStyle Sidonie pattern. In this final tutorial, you will learn how to make the detachable belt which will be inserted through the openings on the side seams of the skirt and fastened to the belt facing.
Consider making multiple belts so you can change the character and personality of the skirt. Interesting variations might include a crochet, fabric, or macramé belt. There are endless possiblities…
About 2/3 yard of 1/2" organza ribbon
Chain links or rings
4" long remnant of 1" grosgrain ribbon
2 Velcro closures, snaps or small (1/2") flat buttons
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