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Measure the circumference of your skirt at the bottom edge.
Pin the two together in several places, being careful that the skirt is stretched evenly around the circumference.
Sew through the waistband and the skirt very close to the edge of the waistband using a running stitch.
www.knitty.com /ISSUEsummer03/PATTsurf.html   (834 words)

 Belly Dancing: Making A Circle Skirt
The top skirt is a sheer, lacy one made of a fabric with metallic thread woven into the design--the same fabric as the matching semicircular veil.
Note that in the double veil picture near the beginning of this article, the red circle skirt is tucked at the hip to give the appearance of an accent skirt worn over the top of the other two circle skirts.
One skirt should be full length, one about a third of the distance from your hip to the floor, and the third about two-thirds of the distance from your hip to the floor.
www.shira.net /make-cskirt.htm   (3817 words)

 Leather Skirt - A High Tech Approach
The basic shape of a leather skirt hangs straight from the hipline to the hem.
Punching holes in leather skirt by a handcraft technician to make lace pattern design is a time consumes and labor intensive job, especially, when you are in high volume production.
Without a good design in leather skirts, it is hard to distinct from your competitors and eventually to attract the consumer buyers.
www.leather-skirt.net   (538 words)

 Make a jeans skirt from Simplicity
Now is the time to decide how flared you want your skirt to be, as well as the finished length.
If you prefer your skirt to have a finished look, remember to press under edges of inner legs before stitching them to insert and allow for a 1" hem at lower edge.
Embellish your skirt using lace, ribbon, or braid along lower edge and seams.
www.sewing.org /enthusiast/html/efs_jeans_skirt.html   (347 words)

  Skirt Steak
Marinades may be added to skirt steak while cooking, but never consume marinades that have come in contact with raw meat unless they have been thoroughly cooked to destroy all microorganisms.
Packaged skirt steak should be cold and the packaging should be free of punctures or tears; vacuum-packed steak should have its seal intact.
Skirt steak is also known as the “butcher steak” because it’s rarely found on meat counters—the butcher takes this one home.
www.pccnaturalmarkets.com /health/Food_Guide/Skirt_Steak.htm   (603 words)

  Skirt Steak
Marinades may be added to skirt steak while cooking, but never consume marinades that have come in contact with raw meat unless they have been thoroughly cooked to destroy all microorganisms.
Packaged skirt steak should be cold and the packaging should be free of punctures or tears; vacuum-packed steak should have its seal intact.
Skirt steak is also known as the “butcher steak” because it’s rarely found on meat counters—the butcher takes this one home.
www.deliciouslivingmag.com /healthnotes/healthnotes.cfm?ContentID=3634007   (614 words)

 Professional Dress Consulting. Women-Skirts
A good fit means the waistband is loose enough to insert two fingers allowing it to turn easily; it does not crease or pull across the break of the leg and it hangs from the buttocks in a straight line and does not curve under.
Any tightness in your skirt spoils the total look and sends a careless message; it also draws people's attention to your waist or thighs, which is not where you want it in a business situation.
When selecting a long, narrow skirt, walk around the store and experience how comfortable it is. One of the latest trends is a long skirt with a slit.
www.professionalimagedress.com /women_skirt.htm   (620 words)

 skirt. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
A part or attachment resembling the skirt of a garment, especially: a.
An outer edge; a border or margin: a base camp on the skirt of the mountain.
skirts The edge, as of a town; the outskirts.
www.bartleby.com /61/48/S0454800.html   (237 words)

 Skirt :: Online Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Skirt complex process.Smoking-Attributable Mortality, Morbidity and Economic Costs (SAMMEC) is an online application Skirt allows you to estimate the health and Skirt economic consequences of smoking to adults and infants.Adult SAMMEC calculates annual smoking-attributable deaths, years of potential life lost, smoking-attributable.
The Skirt Network of Quitlines, a collaborative effort of CDC, the National Cancer Institute, state Skirt and the North American Quitline Consortium, maintains a national telephone number (800-QUIT-NOW) that links Skirt to free quitlines serving their areas.Information about the Great American Smokeout is available from ACS Skirt telephone, 800-227-2345, or from a local ACS office.
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sukanah.org /skirt.html   (256 words)

 Costume Goddess How-o Tips: Making a Tiered Skirt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Neither a circle skirt nor a tiered skirt is easy for a beghinner; both take intermediate sewing skill and patience.
The tiered skirt tends to visually shorten or widen the lower body, thus it's not the best choice for short or heavy dancers.
The typical 2-tiered ruffle skirt takes up about 7-8 yards of fabric, 3-4 tiered skirt about 9-11 yards, for 44 inch wide fabric, but an extremely full skirt could take up up to 20 yards of fabric.
www.costumegoddess.com /tierskirt.htm   (1193 words)

Skirt is all about women...their work, play, families, creativity, style, health and wealth, bodies and souls.
Skirt is an attitude...spirited, independent, outspoken, serious, playful and irreverent, sometimes controversial, always passionate.
So don’t be a girly-man in the legislature but do be a girly-man in a hurricane.
www.skirtmag.com   (558 words)

 Park Bench Patterns Co - #5
This gored bias cut swirl skirt with scalloped hem is a modern update of a style from those times that was so good it has become a classic.
This skirt has an elastic waist for comfort and just enough soft gathering to slide over the hips and not be bulky.
If you are mixing fabrics in your skirt, when choosing fabric, pick fabrics that are related in weight and movement so the gores will hang and move the same all around the skirt.
www.parkbenchpatterns.com /5.html   (380 words)

 Christmas tree skirt crochet pattern.
Holly leaves and berries are appliquéd into this easy skirt, ready to dress the Christmas tree.
row and 13th row until skirt measures 32" in diameter.
Make 20 leaves in the same way, or as many as desired to trim border of skirt.
www.craftown.com /cropat35.htm   (410 words)

 DawnPages -- Skirts
For medieval-type skirts most of you will probably be able to use the 54" or 56" width of the fabric as the length (C).
To hold the skirt closed you can use large hooks and eyes (size 14 or larger), snaps, or a diaper-sized safety pin (Which I favor because then I can adjust the waist as I need to).
Match up the end of the waistband with one end of the skirt, and the other end of the skirt with the mark that measures your actual waistline.
www.reddawn.net /costume/skirt.htm   (1098 words)

 Skirt on NRS - kayaking gear rafting supplies and boating equipment
NRS Neo Touring Sprayskirt Neoprene deck skirts are far and away the driest choice for your touring and sea kayaking adventures.
Neoprene deck skirts are far and away the driest choice for your touring and sea kayaking adventures.
The reinforced release strap is double-tacked to the deck, not the rand.
nrsweb.resultspage.com /boating/Skirt   (581 words)

 Women's Nox Denim Skirt
Lived-in jeans are great, but sometimes you want the chic look of a skirt.
Our pre-washed Nox Denim skirt pairs the two in 60% cotton, 40% elasterell-p (a Coolmax®-based fiber to keep you dry, mated with Lycra for shape retention and ease-of-movement).
Please contact us customerservice@royalrobbins.com and we'll help you select an alternate product or tell you when we expect to have this product available in your size.
www.royalrobbins.com /product_details.aspx?ItemCode=65087&Sub_Cat_ID=21&sp=N   (119 words)

 Broomstick Skirt - Free Project at Erica's
With this in mind, press the pocket toward what will be the front, and baste the top of the pocket to the skirt front.
After you've washed your skirt and had it spin dry, pull it into the one of the panty hose tubes.
If you keep your skirt in the panty hose between wearings, you won't need to go through this as often.
www.ericas.com /projects/proj9801.htm   (1079 words)

 Sewing Leather Pants Into a Skirt - Associated Content
You can design your new skirt so it becomes an ultra mini seventeen, or a nineteen, or a longer twenty-four inch piece of fashion that will attract attention like a magnet.
Another advantage of recycling a pair of leather pants is that they're already broken in to fit your body.
According to ultra-famous designer Calvin Klein, fashion should be "modern, yet practical." A leather skirt works great with a sweater and tights, heels or boots.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/28525/sewing_leather_pants_into_a_skirt.html   (2195 words)

 Add a Lining to Your Custom-Pleated Skirt
Slip the lining inside the skirt and align the waist edges; pin the lining seam allowances to the zipper tapes.
Pin several tucks at the lining waist edge until the lining waist circumference matches that of the skirt; position the tucks anywhere you feel you need ease or shaping.
Attach the lining either by incorporating its waist edge within a waistband or binding, or simply sewing it with a row or two of straight stitching near the upper edge of the skirt.
www.taunton.com /threads/pages/t00196.asp   (261 words)

 The 1960s Mini Skirt Fashion History - Mary Quant
In the early sixties, pleated skirts set on a hip yoke basque were worn with short sleeved over blouses which were cut not unlike the shell tops of today.
Straight skirts had front and back inverted pleats called kick pleats and were ideal for doing the twist dance craze as they allowed the knee to move freely.
Pencil skirts were still worn with sweaters or even back to front cardigans that had been pressed super flat.
www.fashion-era.com /the_1960s_mini.htm   (2465 words)

 The Mavens' Word of the Day
Like many words, one meaning is built on a number of figurative senses which are each clear, but the relationship of the final meaning to the original meaning is not clear if you don't know the intervening steps.
In this case, the original meaning of skirt is still the most common: 'the part of a dress or similar garment that extends downward from the waist; (hence) a one-piece garment extending downward from the waist, worn esp. by women and girls'.
An important figurative extension of this is 'the outlying or bordering parts of anything; border; boundary', which itself has a number of specific subsenses.
www.randomhouse.com /wotd/index.pperl?date=19960806   (189 words)

 The Stockmarket Skirt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In large type, the stock ticker symbol and price which is being tracked, marches from right to left across the monitor screens as the stock price is continuously updated.
Large white numbers and letters on a blue background (matching the blue of the taffeta skirt) scroll in simulation of the pixel board displays used to track stock values on traditional exchange room floor.
These values are sent to a program which determines whether to raise or lower the hemline via a stepper motor and a system of cables, weights and pulleys attached to the underside of the skirt.
www.vacuumwoman.com /MediaWorks/Stock/stock.html   (229 words)

 skirt definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
Search for "skirt" in all of MSN Encarta
something similar to skirt: an attachment shaped like a skirt, or covering the lower part of something like a skirt
verb (past and past participle skirt·ed, present participle skirt·ing, 3rd person present singular skirts)
encarta.msn.com /encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?refid=1861734714   (310 words)

 Interested in bed skirt: You can find here all information about bed skirt !!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A bed skirt seafood restaurant saved the shells for her and washed them with bleach in a recent issue of Cottage Living.
A local seafood restaurant saved the shells for her and washed bed skirt with bleach in a commercial dishwasher to kill the stink and whiten the shells.
The bed skirt garden is home to a huge variety of evergreens that add year-round color, including blues, grays, bed skirt and greens.
hometown.aol.com /azuwlwp5/index.html   (455 words)

 angry chicken: it worked just fine
I have this rule that for skirts I buy 1 1/2 yards, just to keep on hand, so I actually had to NOT use my skirt fabric stash for this.
I added some hand stitching too and now need to add a baby chick to Sadie's dress because, as she noted, my skirt and her dress don't match without that detail.
The skirt is great and the rooster is the perfect finishing touch.
angrychicken.typepad.com /angry_chicken/2006/05/it_worked_just_.html   (800 words)

 Skirt Length Theory
The idea that skirt lengths are a predictor of the stock market direction.
The idea behind this theory is that shorter skirts tend to appear in times when general consumer confidence and excitement is high, meaning the markets are bullish.
In contrast, the theory says long skirts are worn more in times of fear and general gloom, indicating that things are bearish.
www.investopedia.com /terms/s/skirtlengththeory.asp   (278 words)

Cotton skirts are fun to knit and wear, especially in the lazy days of summer.
The example has a little embroidery for color and a pink string crocheted along with the yarn in the drawstring.
Kat is an obsessed knitter who lives and dreams in L.A. Visit her web site to see pictures of her knitwear and paintings.
www.knitty.com /ISSUEsummer03/PATTeyelet.html   (430 words)

 Bellydance costumes, jewelry, music. Chiffon sequin circle panel skirts.
This chiffon skirt has graceful sequin and embroidery motifs all over, as well as bordering the hem.
The fabric has frankly proven too expensive to keep producing (at least for now) so I may not to be able to offer this again once this limited batch is gone.
I have been using veils of this fabric for years and now can offer skirts as well.
www.salomestent.com /skirt.htm   (517 words)

 Macabi Skirt® - Outdoor travel skirt with pockets, convertible, quick-dry for trekking, hiking, sightseeing for women ...
Inspired by a bonefishing trip to the Yucatan, Carol Louder designed the Macabi to handle the unique rigors and challenges of women’s adventure travel.
Every trip, it's the same dilemma: needing to pack light while ensuring what goes in your bag takes you from all-day hikes to late-night dinners.
This presto-chango adventure garment is three pieces of clothing in one--skirt, pants, and shorts.
www.macabiskirt.com   (201 words)

 Thottbot World of Warcraft: Devout Skirt
Devout Skirt's agility has been removed and stamina has increased.
so the devout bracers and the skirt dropped for me today (that makes 5 peices yay!) but when i went to equip the pants i noticed my mana tank accually went down!!
i was finally able to get the boots, but i still need the mantle and the skirt.
www.thottbot.com /?i=20129   (1548 words)

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