The Box Pleat Paper-bag short

Added Nov 26, 2010

by girlofmanyco...

Columbus, Ohio, ...

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Description

These shorts were made for part of an “Alice and Wonderland” themed collection for the 2nd annual “Highball Halloween” Fashion show in Columbus, OH. I used a high quality polyester taffeta, which yields for nice box pleats. I made a super long sash for the belt/bow. Shorts have an invisible zipper inserted in the side seam. This item is also avaliable for sale on Etsy and can be custom ordered.

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By girlofmanycolors at Etsy

Material Notes

taffeta, stripes, invisible zipper

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Shorts
Style
Casual, Evening Wear, Mod, Other, Rock
Material
Cotton, Blends, Linen, Polyester, Silk, Taffeta

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    Dec 2, 2010, 07.55 PMby strawberrydestruction

    Very unique and awesome!

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    Dec 2, 2010, 08.54 AMby iljalamalice

    k those are so cool! Which pattern did you use?

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    Dec 2, 2010, 04.29 AMby prairieponygirl

    I love these! Great job!

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    Dec 2, 2010, 12.07 AMby Anne Etter

    Too cute and so well made. Great job on the stripes.

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    Dec 1, 2010, 08.35 PMby themisslinds

    these are amazing – very vivienne westwood!

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    Nov 28, 2010, 10.41 PMby olystyrene

    Interesting design, very well done!

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    Nov 27, 2010, 12.29 PMby nadia42

    Wow very cool!! love the tights

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    Nov 27, 2010, 09.48 AMby ailuja

    oh really cool!

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    Nov 27, 2010, 03.08 AMby cantare

    These are so awesome, I love it! What a great fabric choice.

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    Nov 26, 2010, 11.34 PMby mlssfshn

    Great shorts! The type of pleat you used is an inverted double pleat, to be called a box pleat you have to have multiple pleats one inverted, one regular, one inverted,…ect.

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    Nov 26, 2010, 09.53 PMby kelepso

    Those are hawt!

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    Nov 26, 2010, 08.44 PMby ashchaser

    I can’t take my eyes off!

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