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#1 of 8 Old 03-30-2009, 05:23 PM - Thread Starter
 
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i needs rec's......mid length, not too poofy, drawstring/elastic.....very simple. any favs??? tia

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maybe make a wrap skirt? That is what I am going to try for my first piece of clothing!
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Look at the book "Sew what! Skirts" and just draw you own as/when needed.

Here's the flickr group

http://www.flickr.com/groups/sewwhatskirts/

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Look at the book "Sew what! Skirts" and just draw you own as/when needed.

Here's the flickr group

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I 2nd this suggestion. It's a really helpful book!

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hehe i was going to suggest sew what skirts but it's already been suggested and seconded! it is a great book with directions for making pretty much any basic skirt. i have only done the A-line skirt from it but i want to make the tiered skirt

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Look up Angry Chickens blog, she has simple instructions for a skirt that has elastic at the top. It's titled "5 minute skirt", and the instructions are free. She has you make your own pattern based on your measurements and her equations. I'm a beginner sewer and am 1/2 way through making this skirt and it looks great so far.

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Look at the book "Sew what! Skirts" and just draw you own as/when needed.

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looks great.....i wish i could find somewhere local to buy this! i hate paying shipping...

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Look up Angry Chickens blog, she has simple instructions for a skirt that has elastic at the top. It's titled "5 minute skirt", and the instructions are free. She has you make your own pattern based on your measurements and her equations. I'm a beginner sewer and am 1/2 way through making this skirt and it looks great so far.
this is an option too....the only thing is that part where she says it will be snug at first or use something with stretch....i want a comfy skirt and already have a non stretch material. i could give it a little extra in the hips though....although i already have a "little" extra there myself, so i would have to add a little extra x2

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