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Pleating Judy

Added Nov 20, 2010

by cthuliz

Boston, Massachu...

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Description

Hope you like it!

See http://cthuliz.com/blog/?p=1226 for details.

Material Notes

red wool, purple double-fold bias tape, purple fabric to cover buttons, buttons

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Casual, Preppy, Punk, Rock, Romantic
Material
Wool

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    Nov 24, 2010, 11.06 AMby carottesauvage

    I like your colour palette!

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    Nov 21, 2010, 09.46 PMby tinybows

    really nice!

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    Nov 21, 2010, 04.38 PMby peaches2218

    Looks very similar to the original!

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    Nov 21, 2010, 10.57 AMby zenica

    ooh, that looks like painstaking work! fantastic job!

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    Nov 21, 2010, 05.02 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    oh ive been wanting to do this one for a while! looks fantastic! how was setting in the pleats?…ive kinda avoided it because i can see it being so awful! Especially after washing it….eeek!

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      Nov 21, 2010, 05.39 PMby cthuliz

      I was worried about that too, so I just edgestitched the back (hidden) part of the pleats. I did it really close to the fold for the ones near the button and zipper so there would still be a little flare. It seems to have solved the issue, even with my thick wool and double-fold bias tape!

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    Nov 21, 2010, 01.15 AMby skeeler

    So cool!

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    Nov 20, 2010, 11.55 PMby tanitisis

    oooh, that is super cute! :)

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This project is based on

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/pleating-judy