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July 30, 2009

Very full, high waisted, circular black skirt

I sold my coffee table and one of the bookshelves this week. Knowing that Andy and I have to get rid of all our stuff in less than a month, I posted them on craigslist. It is kind of sad to see that the apartment becoming emptied out slowly, and feeling like a someone else's place already.

As I mentioned in my yesterday's post, I wanted to make a very full circular high waist skirt. I want to call this a donuts skirt because it is made out of big circle and a hall in the middle. I did not use pattern for this. I gather the edge of the inner circle with an elastic thread, and put a folded band to make the skirt high waisted. The back waist part has a elastic. Then I added this black zipper (not an invisible one) to add some accent to a simple black skirt.

Next time, I want to make this in purple gingham print!



Top: H&M
Skirt: Handmade by me
Sandals: Bandolino

15 comments:

Darrah said...

I'm impressed that you made that skirt by yourself! Was it hard to figure out the zipper in the front?

Sholpana said...

Good work!!! Add also zipper handmade accessories like zipper flower:)))

Sholpana said...

Oh,I have forgotten to post a link that found:) www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=135070.20

I'm going to make such flower tonight!

DaisyChain said...

wow, perfection

Laroux said...

That skirt is lush, if it was in topshop, it would have sold out! I wish I could make things like that! x

The Stiletto Effect said...

Hi :)
Your skirt is really pretty; I gotta check your Etsy Store :)
Big Kiss
Su
P.s.: You do all the clothes yourself?

Maverick Malone said...

The skirt is awesome!! Great job :D I love it!

lunatepetal said...

good work! love it :)

i'm also moving this weekend,,,
it is a lot of work...
we wanted to down size our sfuff, but I guess most of the stuff is coming with us. i like how light you feel with less stuff though!

The Clothes Horse said...

The whole outfit is great. And nice work on the skirt!

chie said...

thank you all for your comments!

hi darrah, about the zipper, it is actually pretty easy. i find invisible zipper is harder to install than this exposed zipper:)

hi sholpana, the zipper flower looks cool! i would love to see your zipper flower creation!

Stilleto, yes, most of the clothes on my blog are handmade by me!

lunate, good luck on moving this wkd! i hope you will like your new place a lot:)

theowlsarenotwhattheyseem said...

i just found your blog and i LOVE it! your skirt is awesome, and i'm going to spend all afternoon looking through your DIY posts (i already want to make the jumpsuit you posted below too!). i just made a python circle skirt yesterday but now you're making me want to add an exposed zipper!

theowlsarenotwhattheyseem said...

that skirt is great! i love the exposed zipper and your work looks flawless. i'm thinking i need to work on one of these soon.

Lola Vintage Clothing said...

Cute, cute, cute! I would wear that for sure!

chie said...

hi owl, thank you for your comment! i've been following your blog for a while now. i found you on weardrobe, and saw you were featured in burdastyle just a couple of weeks ago. congrats!! i love your style:)

Domennie said...

simply a great DIY:)