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Added May 19, 2010

by sewithought

Scottsdale, Ariz...






I made this skirt yesterday from pretty much the biggest potato sack of a dress. I got the dress from Goodwill a month or so ago and it was just a buck. I loved the color and it had the original tags still on it (score!). I used an awesome tutorial thats been floating around the web with a few adjustments of my own to emulate the Spring Burberry draped skirt.

You can see more on my blog along with the tutorial -—> sewithought.com




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    Jun 16, 2010, 06.22 PMby cyclades

    Looks very polished and expensive

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    May 25, 2010, 02.23 PMby lujun

    very Beautiful!

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    May 25, 2010, 05.47 AMby abarefoot

    Cute! Oh and the title of skirt….Mumford inspired?

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      May 25, 2010, 03.13 PMby sewithought

      haha yes… i was buying tickets to their show right before I posted this soo.

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    May 25, 2010, 03.43 AMby nessys

    Nice up cycling! Good work Honey!

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    May 24, 2010, 10.38 PMby Ashlee Nemo

    this pretty much rocks my face right off my face

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    May 24, 2010, 03.02 PMby nikkisewz

    Beautiful! Excellent job.

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    May 24, 2010, 02.48 PMby burdastyle

    a w e s o m e ! x alison

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    May 23, 2010, 10.03 PMby chichil

    This is stunning! You’re an incredible designer / seamstress!

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    May 23, 2010, 02.06 PMby elvou

    love it, and the shoes also…

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    May 22, 2010, 08.11 PMby megneh

    I thought it looked very Burberry-esque! I’ve been drooling over that skirt for ages. Your version looks great. I’ll have to look for that tutorial you were referring to.

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    May 21, 2010, 11.19 PMby Chicky C

    I saw this tutorial a while ago and its on my to-do list. It looks to need a fair bit of material too do the twists. Do you find it bulky in the front?

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    May 21, 2010, 09.49 PMby marinaglory

    I love the color too, and it’s a perfect length & proportion! Cute styling!

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    May 21, 2010, 07.25 PMby saxsilverain

    love it!! will absolutely make my own, after seeing how easy it is! thanks for sharing the tut & great job!! :)

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    May 21, 2010, 09.19 AMby ladysophie

    awesome!! Im glad you saw great potential for that sack dress. The skirt looks so great!!

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    May 21, 2010, 04.54 AMby mlssfshn

    Great piece

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    May 21, 2010, 04.48 AMby nyan69

    very lovely. love it! =)

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    May 20, 2010, 01.24 PMby nhouse

    super cute! what a transformation.

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    May 19, 2010, 11.13 PMby dabura

    simply fantastic! great idea.

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    May 19, 2010, 10.58 PMby fairytale-thirteen

    love this – thanks for sharing x

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    May 19, 2010, 09.14 PMby laurafm

    So great! I can’t wait to try it for me :D

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    May 19, 2010, 06.44 PMby lenarrrd

    Love it. Can’t wait to get home and try one of my own!

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    May 19, 2010, 05.54 PMby Natalia *

    what a fantastic skirt, considering its fairly simple to make. i will keep this in mind next time im starting a new project.

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    May 19, 2010, 04.23 PMby calicocouture

    I really like it. It’s such a drastic change from the potato sack dress! You did a nice job with the twists. It looks complicated when it’s finished, but the tutorial shows how it’s actually not too difficult. I was surprised by that. I love the color too!

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    May 19, 2010, 04.05 PMby ginasophia

    yours diy is better than the original from the tutorial and way more wearable than the burberry ones. Very nice! I wasn’t really into the burberry spring line until I saw this..

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    May 19, 2010, 03.44 PMby fabricitis

    I’d love to see the back of the skirt too.

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    May 19, 2010, 03.44 PMby tamezdc

    Nice twists on the skirt.

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    May 19, 2010, 01.34 PMby niña blanca

    Uuuuuu…….sooooo gooooood!!!!!!! U like like like it!!!!

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    May 19, 2010, 12.13 PMby emilie6709

    I love it! Simple and stylish!

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