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Fancy 4th of July

July 1, 2010

After seeing this skirt on Crafterhours skirt week challenge, i knew it would make a great 4th of July skirt.  It was made using Pink Figs Nie Nie skirt  pattern. It was time consuming, with all that gathering.  BUT 2 things that helped speed up the process were not hemming the layers (i did a rolled hem) and using the serger to gather. And just incase you were wondering the tulle is a nylon chiffon (so soft and no fraying) and i did make the attachment for that layer out of fabric.

With the left over material i made a matching shirt (and i one for myself too). Hopefully she will be a good little model on the 4th and i will have some real pictures to show. 

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. July 1, 2010 8:33 pm

    looks great! shae we don’t have a national day on 4th of july!

  2. July 1, 2010 8:46 pm

    I absolutely love this outfit. Can’t wait to see the pictures of it on! Great job and so cute!

  3. July 3, 2010 4:24 am

    I love the skirt, and I especially love the ruffle flag shirt! So smart and cute!

  4. July 3, 2010 9:25 pm

    Very cute! I love the tulle stuck in the layers. Have a Happy 4th!

    Leisel
    Brown Paper Packages

  5. July 16, 2010 5:43 pm

    Great outfit. There’s a quick way to gather by changing the top tension. The tute is on my blog in the tutorials section.

  6. August 12, 2010 4:59 pm

    I love this blog! You are really talented! I need some dresses!!! and some sewing lessons!

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