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naughty secretary skirt

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green naughty secretary skirt

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Sewing Studio: Fashion Fitting, Home Decor & More taught by Diana Rupp

Get to know your machine and the basics of pinning, stitching, pressing and finishing as you make a pillow and a pencil skirt.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Retro / Vintage, Classic
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What materials did you use? cotton blend of some sort with some serious texture & a bit of shine. it was cheap! and i dig the texture. invisible zipper, color of your choice with matching bias tape for the waist band.

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What are you most proud of? i have yet to purchase an invisible zipper foot. i started this skirt on 12.24.11 around 5ish. came to inserting the zipper & remembered (!) that i don't have one. i decided to continue on using the reg zipper foot that came with my machine. it all worked out i will be doing this skirt again since i have a lot of the same fabric & opted out of doing a mockup originally AND i will remember to have purchased the proper invisible zipper foot.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? make sure you have all of the necessary tools before you start;)

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Very nice! Is this your first garment?

12/26/2011 Flag

thank you! it is my 3rd but 1st from a pattern. i have made two other skirts. one following a tutorial online & the other just by my measurements.

12/26/2011 Flag

I love the color and the contrasting waistband. Bravo!

01/02/2012 Flag

Bravo. Wow, you finished an invisible zipper without the invisible/concealed foot.

02/03/2012 Flag

Lovely job, you did a really nice skirt.

04/30/2012 Flag

you have a great eye for fabric choices. your love bite skirt is adorable, too.

09/14/2012 Flag