Velvet Burnout Skirt in Curtain

Added Nov 29, 2010

by girlofmanyco...

Columbus, Ohio, ...

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Description

This skirt was made using a polyester velvet curatin that I found for 99 cents. Can’t beat that! I also used a salvaged vintage zipper and a bead I found in my jewelry making supplies.

Cost of this project: 99 cents + a day of work

Can’t beat that!

I drafted the skirt pattern using various pattern pieces I already had. Really all you need is a pencil skirt pattern witha good waistband and I added a zipper all the way down the front and fancied up the zipper pull with a bead.

Material Notes

curtain, polyester, velvet, zipper, bead, thread,

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Casual, Classic, Mod, Other, Vintage
Material
Corduroy, Cotton, Blends, Linen, Other, Polyester

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.39 PMby seazoo

    Amazingly beautiful! I love your imagination :)

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    Dec 16, 2010, 11.51 PMby girlofmanycolors

    Get ready for a matching cowl neck tank top. :O

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    Dec 3, 2010, 10.35 PMby oonaballoona

    o i lurve this. the exposed zipper is so funky with that burnout. this would sell in a brooklyn hipster store for a couple hundred.

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      Dec 4, 2010, 03.32 AMby girlofmanycolors

      That is so nice to hear. My friend and I used to talk about moving to Brooklyn. Maybe someday I’ll end up there. Until then, there’s Etsy. :)

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    Dec 2, 2010, 09.29 AMby ambermarks

    I love this fabric:)

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    Dec 2, 2010, 06.33 AMby ferny

    Hey Girl-o, This skirt looks a million dollars, I love the fabric and the full length zipper. Ferny

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    Nov 29, 2010, 09.52 PMby mayadaughterofsun

    love it:))

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