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Posted on:8/22/10 8:35 PM


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Nujoi1908 said... (8/30/10 6:44 AM) Reply
Thanks, @Michele. I basted 7/8" from the edge and then topstitched 1/2" from the basting. I've updated the review. (Funny how it all made sense in my head when I first wrote it.)
Michele Lommasson said... (8/29/10 2:17 PM) Reply
Hey, I just finished this skirt too. I love mine too. I think I should tell you that you aren't supposed to topstitch the seams 1 1/4" from the edge, you are supposed to mark, by basting, 1 1/4" from the edge, and then overlap the pieces flat using the basting as a guide, then stitch so that the center of the double line of stitching (I used a double needle too) is more or less 5/8" from the edge. If you don't use a double needle, the first line of stitching is 3/4" in from the edge, then 1/2" from the edge, so that there is 1/4" between the lines of stitching. Your skirt does look almost exactly like mine!
Nujoi1908 said... (8/25/10 5:21 AM) Reply
Thanks, everyone!
ALY said... (8/24/10 12:04 PM) Reply
Beautiful skirt! I really like the fringe emphasizing the seam lines. I had not noticed the pattern before
DorothyK said... (8/23/10 10:21 AM) Reply
What a fun skirt! Perfect for denim.
carolynw said... (8/23/10 9:01 AM) Reply
Love it!!
BJ1400 said... (8/22/10 10:16 PM) Reply
That is so cool!
 
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