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Pattern Reviews> Self Drafted Pattern> 200747-1000 (Girls costume skirt)

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Reviewed by:CatSari
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Posted on:4/21/10 10:28 AM
Last Updated:5/25/10 12:30 PM
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dfr2010 said... (4/21/10 6:10 PM) Reply
Wow, thanks for the shout out ... and for the info, tips, and inspiration that gave me the push in the right direction!
Trephas2003 said... (4/16/10 7:24 AM) Reply
It sounds beautiful!
CatSari said... (4/15/10 8:12 PM) Reply
@dfr: As long as you're not sewing something THICK (like velvet), it's hard to go too wide on the skirt. I'm happy with 3x waist (which I think was a reddawn recommendation) on the girls I'm sewing for, but I suspect that one might want more than that if one's hip to waist ratio were rather larger than the nearly 1:1 ratio these girls have. For myself (26in waist, 37in hip), I like a minimum of about 2 yards of fabric around, and often I'll do 90inches, if I'm sewing 45in fabric, since I hate throwing anything out.
dfr2010 said... (4/15/10 5:09 PM) Reply
Now you tell me ... remind me to tell you about the issues I'm having with a patterned underskirt ... The hackjobbie will be the lining and I'll use the "tube" method for the top part!! 3x waist measurement gives good results?
 
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