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post #286 of 348
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It's been a while.

New project: skirt with buttons (based on pattern 2a)





Quick sketch






Cotton gingham




Button options

post #287 of 348
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Cut





Side seam




Pinning for facing (?)




Parts of skirt band (?). Sorry, guys, terminology...




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My favourite photo lens broke down. :-( Different lens.


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Machine action




Facing (for buttons)

post #288 of 348
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Design patch pockets



post #289 of 348
post #290 of 348
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Working on it...


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Parts of the band




Will be attached like this




Pinning for pleats




Attached




Band pinned




Elastic band in the back




Attaching the band

post #291 of 348
Using the brown buttons?
post #292 of 348
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kaplan View Post
Using the brown buttons?

We haven't decided yet. The brown ones are corozo. What do you think?
post #293 of 348
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Elastic band in place




Top of the pleats will be sewn to get a sharper line down the skirt




Looks like a skirt already




Pocket "pattern" pinned on fabric




Cut (two pockets in one go)

post #294 of 348
aw, it's so cute... and awesome!
post #295 of 348
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Pocket pinned




Pinned on the skirt




Sewn on




Preparing the buttons




That was it for today probably. Next time: button holes and buttons.
post #296 of 348
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Originally Posted by NOBD View Post
We haven't decided yet. The brown ones are corozo. What do you think?

I thought the brown ones looked good with the light blue check, but they may be too contrasty - I dunno

The blue ones look nice too
post #297 of 348
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I thought the brown ones looked good with the light blue check, but they may be too contrasty - I dunno

I think I like the colour with it, but the shape might be a bit too coaty, if you know what I mean.



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The blue ones look nice too

I was overruled... They're plastic, but fine for the skirt.
post #298 of 348
I just love these. I'll settle in back here next to Spoo and
post #299 of 348
Your girlfriend's work is absolutely adorable! And your supervisory role and photos aren't half bad either.

I love the work and effort that has been put into these designs!
post #300 of 348
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Originally Posted by NOBD View Post
We haven't decided yet. The brown ones are corozo. What do you think?

I like.

Quote:
Originally Posted by NOBD View Post
I was overruled... They're plastic, but fine for the skirt.

Smart man.
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