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tree-of-life flower wrap skirt

Added Apr 19, 2008

by ledthread

Brooklyn, New Yo...






This is a very long story: I found this fabric at a dead lady’s house; my friend was friends with the great niece, they had to clean out the house, etc etc. It was on it’s way to becoming a duvet, it has those pre-printed numbered spots to make a big picture. Well, it didn’t get finished. I made a wrap skirt out of it. I started it in Los Angeles last year and just stumbled upon it and finished it off, hemming it and adding the waistband, buttonhole , and beltloop. for sale at ledthread.etsy.com

Material Notes

cotton w/applique





somebody’s great aunt for doing the beautiful applique!

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    Apr 22, 2008, 07.41 PMby blythe115

    Love it! The perfect one of a kind summer skirt. nope..I couldn’t sell it either.

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    Apr 20, 2008, 02.49 PMby sunnyb64

    I would not be able to get rid of that skirt. And great recycling job!

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    Apr 20, 2008, 07.56 AMby nikkiclare68

    SO cool!! I’m glad you made it into something to wear. I absolutely love the hand stitching!

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    Apr 20, 2008, 06.04 AMby marcy harriell | oonaballoona

    i would so not be able to sell this… gorgeous.

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    Apr 19, 2008, 07.30 PMby kasia26

    Embroidery is beautiful!

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