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Unread 09-08-2011, 08:43 AM   #1
Tonksie
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Burlesque help?

So, I know this isn't really steampunk (sorry!), but I have seen skirts similar to this used in steampunk, so I'm hoping you guys can help me. I need to make a skirt like this:

http://www.etsy.com/listing/57415084...-steampunk-tie

It seems like it's probably just a bunch of rectangles of various lengths gathered and sewn onto a length of ribbon to tie. I'm planning on making it out of a taffeta material. Has anyone made a skirt like this? Am I on the right track, or do you have any suggestions? Also- do I need a bustle pad or some gathered tulle to get it to stick out like that in the back and sides?

Thanks for any help you might be able to give me!
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Unread 09-08-2011, 05:23 PM   #2
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To get it to stick out you will need something under it for sure. Nothing will stick out that much without a support of some kind. A small bustle pillow, cage, or possibly even tulle like you said would work. As for exactly how it's made, not totally sure, but I would almost make the sections almost semi-circles and then stitch them all down to a single piece that you could line to hide your stitching seams, then add the waistband. But since I've never made one of these myself, I can't say exactly for sure how it should be done. That is just my two cents.
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Unread 09-08-2011, 11:10 PM   #3
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There is a tutorial for a skirt that is similar and really cute. Here is the link.
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