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Reversible Christmas Tree Base Skirt

Added Jan 6, 2013

by Omar T

Santiago, Chile






Christmas is all about shiny things, sequins, glitter and mushy stuff.
After going to a store and finding out how much a base skirt costed, I decided to make my own, so I headed for the “party dress” fabric stores and got me some silver and sequined fabric and also some red and grey kinda velvet material. For the mushy part I used battik.
I suddenly have a whole new respect for people that do quilting, it is hard to make those mitted corners, and plain corners for that matter.
I made it reversible in case we get tired of the whole shiny silver stuff.
I finally found some use for those pattern stitches on my machine and got rid of the boreness of the plain red.
I’m uploading the pdf file for the pattern in case any of you want to get inspired.




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    Jan 4, 2014, 06.19 AMby KtKat97

    I might just turn this into a skirt, with just the silver side and without the gray border. Just with all the fun points :D Great job!

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      Jan 14, 2014, 01.45 PMby Omar T

      Very Fairy-esc that would be… post some pictures please!

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    Jan 6, 2013, 10.23 AMby martinK

    very good work and very usefull!!!

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      Jan 6, 2013, 11.17 AMby Omar T

      I was just reviewing some of the pieces in your studio…
      Lovely stuff you have there!

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      Jan 6, 2013, 11.32 AMby martinK

      I am happy tha you like it. Still have a lot of ideas but not enough time to realize them. I hope you are inspired for a new project :-)

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