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Marie Skirt

Added Aug 22, 2009

by hayleyroper

Los Angeles, Cal...






This is my first attempt at a Marie skirt. I used an old sheet that I stiffened with some fairly heavy interfacing so that it would better take the tulip shape. It may have been a bit too stiff around the butt so I ended up stitching down the pleats a little to take out some of the poof! Wore it to work today for causal Friday and got some nice comments!

Material Notes

Cotton sheet and heavy interfacing




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    Apr 18, 2010, 04.01 PMby hayleyroper

    Thanks so much. The skirt is currently in my pile of ironing, so you gave me motivation to dig it out and buckle down to do some overdue ironing! hate ironing!

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    Apr 18, 2010, 03.50 PMby redharborlights

    i was looking through all the completed projects for this skirt and liked yours the best. I was surprised to see you made it from a sheet! (especially since I thought the fabric choice was part of what made it so great!) Anyway, good job:)

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