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Green Striped Skirt

Added Jan 30, 2008

by sunnyb64

Bear, Delaware, ...




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A bias-cut ankle-length skirt from McCall’s 4258. It ended up being a more complex project than anticipated— didn’t have enough of the green striped fabric to cut the whole length of the skirt, so I ended up cutting up the fabric and inserting the wide black stripes with the green rickrack. Luckily for me, it blends right in. Not exactly sure what to call the fabric itself— it was somewhere between a taffetta and a kind of fuzzy brocade.

Material Notes

green striped brocade, black brocadeish stuff, green velvet rickrack trim




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    Feb 16, 2008, 12.17 AMby lilo

    beautiful skirt and fabric, like the idea of bias-cutting for it.

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    Jan 30, 2008, 03.47 AMby yoshimi

    Wow, well done joining those fabrics! They are beautifully arranged on your skirt and so impressing…

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    Jan 30, 2008, 01.54 AMby staticstasy

    Nice skirt and good idea! Wha kind of dressform is that?

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    Jan 29, 2008, 09.35 PMby wendyxo

    Looks great. Good on you for persisting and getting the amount of fabric you needed. Not sure that I would have had the patience!

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