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Birdie's Blog – June 2010 Archive (2)

The Skirt that was a Shirt

This was once a size 12/14 dress shirt that was hiding out in the recesses or our son's closet...just begging to become a skirt for my 11 year old daughter. I'm in a skirty mood now for some reason, so this project was extra fun. The best part about this one is that it has raw edges exposed which is cool looking and requires no serging or…


Added by Birdie on June 9, 2010 at 7:30pm — 9 Comments

Confessions of a Zipper Virgin

* cringe* I've never installed a zipper - there, I admitted

it, along with all my other sewing shortcomings in previous posts. Not only have I neglected installing a zipper, I've avoided it like the plague. I keep old zippers I've cut out of a variety of discarded clothes, in a jar

for looks in… Continue

Added by Birdie on June 3, 2010 at 9:30am — 6 Comments

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