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Esmerelda Twinpalms

Esmerelda Twinpalms
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Date: 5/27/06 0:24 AM

This is a great looking skirt & looks like a fun tutorial to learn couture techniques. Sadly, I don't think the skirt would look all that great on my plus-size apple shape. But others might want to try it
Kleibacker Couture Techniques
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In reply to Esmerelda Twinpalms

Date: 5/28/06 11:39 AM

How weird, the elastic/gathering is in the front. The back is flat. And the back waist is dipped lower than the front.

Of course, gathering over the butt makes a large butt look even larger, but he doesn't have any darts in the back either.
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Esmerelda Twinpalms

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Date: 5/28/06 5:46 PM

Quote: Neefer
The back is flat. And the back waist is dipped lower than the front. <

The back is eased onto the waist band. Looks like there's quite a bit of ease in there. The back has a waist band, and the front doesn't, so I think that's why you cut the back lower than the front, which is fold-over.
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