3299Re: Constructing a Cut Out - The Results!!
- Nov 29, 2007Hello everyone!
For those of you that recall the question I posted about two months
back regarding a reinforced keyhole cut out on a skirt, I wanted to
share our results:
I did the patterning (I'm the tall one in the middle - yes, I'm a
girl) and my red-headed friend Traeonna did all the actual sewing. We
used a heavy weight interior dec fabric and heavy weight interfacing.
We micro-tac'd the skirt flaps to the hakama underneath, which worked
great. It allowed slight movement between the layers because the tack
isn't as tight as a snap or stitch. I think the bias tape also helped
to stabilize the cut out.
Thank you to everyone that provided advice, especially Cat. We loved
ps. For those of you that were wondering, we're characters from the
--- In F-Costume@yahoogroups.com, Amanda_C <cuprysa@...> wrote:
> I was hoping to get some advice on how to go about
> constructing the cut-out in this skirt:
> My concern is the flaps coming from the bottom of the
> circle cut-out are just going to hang awry rather than
> laying nice and flat and defining the circle.
> I planned to use light interfacing to maintain the
> shape of the cut-out, but I don't know how to make the
> flaps work. I thought I could tack it to the
> underskirt, but then nothing would move correctly...
> Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I've been
> pondering this for a few months without epiphany :)
> Thank you again,
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