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Alabama Chanin style skirt

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Wearing the skirt

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Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric: Stenciling, Appliqué, Beading and Embroidery taught by Natalie Chanin

Designer Natalie Chanin will show you how to hand-sew appliqué and add artistic stencils and stitches to turn a Vogue coat pattern (included free!) into a work of art.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women, Plus-sized
Style Funky
Lynda W on

What materials did you use? This skirt was hand sewn from 4 men's T-shirts, upholstery thread, and chop beads.

Lynda W on

What are you most proud of? I went on a trip and arrived without any clothes. I was unable to find a reasonably priced skirt on short notice, so I sewed this from 4 men's T-shirts in my hotel room that evening. I did the embellishment after i got back from the trip. It is a work in progress, as i plan to add more embellishment to it.

Lynda W on

I just love the beaded embellishments. Good job!

05/22/2014 Flag

Wow - talk about resourceful! Love all your beads on the ruffle - did you sew the ruffle down first, or do you ruffle and bead at the same time?

07/11/2014 Flag

Thank you! I basted the ruffle and then sewed it permanently using the beading stitches, removing the basting thread after I was finished.

07/18/2014 Flag

Awesome job. Your beading is so beautiful!

07/18/2014 Flag

Wonderful work.

01/27/2015 Flag

Very impressive-love the color.

10/22/2015 Flag