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Green Paper Bag Waist Skirt

Added Jun 21, 2011

by groovymama

Hobro, Denmark






My young cousine graduates from high school today. I’ve made this as a gift for her. I’ve used green stretch twill for the skirt and some vintage fabric for the belt. I think it’ll look cool with a wider belt, too. I’ve used brown piping for the belt loops – just to add a little something.

I followed these instructions:



Adventures in Dressmaking

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    Jun 22, 2011, 08.35 AMby u120418

    I think the paperbag skirt is a tricky style to make look professionally made by the home sewist, but you have done a great job! I love the belt and the pleating…and the colour!

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    Jun 21, 2011, 05.33 PMby lisamm

    looks great :)

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    Jun 21, 2011, 03.31 PMby Olivia Anne

    so well done, looks amazing

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    Jun 21, 2011, 03.02 PMby aleah

    Love the shape / pleating.

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