Simple Black Pleated Skirt

Added May 28, 2013

by betterhandmade

Murfreesboro, Te...

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It was quite surprise when I was cleaning my room one day and eyed a plastic bag with some black fabric in it. I completely forgot I had bought this fabric quite a while ago, and it was perfect timing when I found it because I wanted to make myself a solid black skirt. This skirt is completely self-drafted, made it up as i was going along. I resorted back to my favorite skirt style, the circle skirt, and did a half circle skirt. I then drafted my own waistband by measuring my waist. I did box pleats on the front and back to get the skirt to fit the waistband instead of gathering the skirt in, a simple centered zipper in the back, and a button closure on the waistband. I also added pockets, because pockets just make any clothing item better! For full details head on over to my other world

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Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt

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    May 28, 2013, 01.52 PMby liliv-1

    Nice skirt, I love the box pleats!

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      May 28, 2013, 06.14 PMby betterhandmade

      thank you! yes, I love anytime I can do a box pleat!

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