Added Sep 2, 2007
This is my first creation from a pattern. It said it should be very easy, but it actually took me quite a long time to understand the pattern and to assemble the skirt. I finished it today at last! It started simply as a first attempt, just to learn and see what came out but I’m pretty satisfied with the result.
I must say I made some alterations. I wasn’t crazy about having to do with zips and buttons, so I turned the waistband into a “tunnel” for a ribbon* I made and which I tie at a side. (simply where the tunnel remained open).
Second alteration: I put no lining in my skirt. It’s lighter and I thought it would have been harder to make. Any suggestion?
*the ribbon was probably the toughest part of all. I don’t know how the idea came to my mind but I achieved it at the third attempt :P.
a light cotton remnant my granma gave me to learn sewing.
I have to thank Nayantara for her howtos most of which have helped me a lot especially with the ribbon.
Make something special and practical for your friends and family this holiday season!
Pattern of the Week
This slim-fit dress makes a perfect cocktail dress for this time of year!
Sweet dresses, an outfit for a doll, and cute embellishments are fun for the holidays!
Meg's Magazine Mash Up!
Check out Meg's latest mash up of our Straight Skirt, and how she made it look so yummy!
Member Project of the Week
The latest Elie Saab collection inspired this hand-beaded dress by chanel2005.
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.