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Extra special skirt!

Added Aug 20, 2008

by fabricaddict

Durban, South Af...




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This skirt is super special because I made it from a dress that my mom wore to her final high school year dance which makes the fabric 35 years old!! I absolutely love it and it it great quality to have lasted all this time. My mom had a black velvet bodice and the floral fabric was a floor length skirt joined to the bodice. It had a join in the middle hence the join here. I added the gathered lace to the bottom of the skirt.

Material Notes

Mom’s fantastic floral fabric
Black gathered lace





My wonderful mom for choosing such awesome fabric back in the day :-)

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    Nov 26, 2008, 01.14 AMby pinksunflower

    I love this skirt! Really pretty and love the lace detail. Pink Sunflower x

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    Aug 22, 2008, 04.16 AMby polychromatin

    Beautiful skirt! And great story behind it!

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    Aug 20, 2008, 06.24 PMby heatherrique

    Very attractive skirt! Wow!

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    Aug 20, 2008, 05.20 PMby mirela

    Oh yeah! I love that hem! I’m stealing your idea too…hope you don’t mind :D

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    Aug 20, 2008, 12.31 PMby ghainskom

    really awsome, and very feminine. Nice job!

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