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One of Brooklyn’s most beloved boutiques, Flirt, is gearing up to release it’s first sewing book called Flirt Skirts, and we are giving away two copies to our BurdaStyle members!

With 3 basic patterns, Flirt’s creative minds Patti Gilstrap and Seryn Potter show you how to make 20 different skirt variations plus provide tips for adding unique details to create your own customized pieces! Easy to follow diagrams, step-by-step instructions and great styling tips make this a must-have book for all skirt enthusiasts.

Want to take home your own copy of Flirt Skirts? Simply leave a comment below telling us your favorite skirt style by 9:30am EST on Tuesday, March 15th for your chance to win!

Established in the Summer of 2000, Flirt originally housed a small namesake collection designed and made by hand in Brooklyn, NY. Soon enough Flirt caught the eye of local designers and became known as the place to pick up wares by the scores of talented creatives throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan. In 2007 Flirt expanded to include Home Ec, a space where they host beginner to advanced sewing classes and provide studio space to local designers.

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    Apr 16, 2011, 08.43 PMby denieselt

    A-line skirts are my favorite, but I love just about any skirt that’s flattering to my curvy shape.

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    Apr 16, 2011, 06.29 PMby inaida

    I made a toy for my chihuahua :p a little pink bone…it’s a little freaky I know…but she loves it!

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    Mar 17, 2011, 11.43 AMby Sabrina Wharton-Brown

    Full skirts and A-line skirts are my favourites. I like to be able to move freely. And I like my skirts to swish!

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    Mar 16, 2011, 04.18 PMby conniesue

    I love pencil skirts!

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    Mar 15, 2011, 02.09 PMby atrinka

    I love pencil skirts that hug my curves!

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    Mar 15, 2011, 06.46 AMby laurenshaffer

    Nothing makes me feel flirtier than an adorable high-waisted, slightly flouncy skirt….with pockets of course.

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    Mar 15, 2011, 06.37 AMby sandybutler

    Any sort of Skirt.One can never have too many skirts I say.

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    Mar 15, 2011, 03.15 AMby Jaclyne Wachell

    I have rediscovered my legs, and remember how much I liked the feel of a skirt to curl up in. :)

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    Mar 15, 2011, 12.51 AMby accgmom

    I love all skirts. When I was heavier it was long tiered skirts, now I love A-line…I am actually starting my pencil skirt so that may be my next favorite.

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    Mar 14, 2011, 10.09 PMby sewsusan

    Classic pencil with something fun and unexpected going on in the back…flippy pleats or godets!

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    Mar 14, 2011, 08.28 PMby abibo

    I’m usually a jeans and T-shirt kinda of gal but have decided that I should change this. I’m wanting to change this up by adding a few fun and girly touches. I have to admit I’m becoming addicted to the way I feel in a skirt that suits my figure. A pencil skirt is great at making you feel feminine and sexy. (And, I have to say with my husband loving me in a pencil skirt makes me feel more amazing). I looking for other fantastic skirts to try and this book would be fabulous!!! :)

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    Mar 14, 2011, 06.29 PMby ThatsTheCherry

    I love skirts. They are perfect for any time of the year!

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    Mar 14, 2011, 05.47 PMby revolution9

    Definately pencil skirts – perfect for the office.

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    Mar 14, 2011, 03.18 PMby infinite-plus-one

    Hmm, that’s a though question: pencil skirts and high-waisted ones, definitely!

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    Mar 14, 2011, 02.25 PMby anneeza

    Long tiered skirt. Simply love it!

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    Mar 14, 2011, 02.22 PMby fairyprincess

    I definitely love Pencil skirts, preferably a 40s or 50s styled pencil skirt. There’s nothing better to show off feminine curves!

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    Mar 14, 2011, 02.16 PMby jcb123

    I love peplum skirts!

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    Mar 14, 2011, 10.21 AMby whizzme

    I like flirty skirts, that make you feel Girly and sexy. For me this isn’t always the same style or cut. It does have a lot to do with the fabric, but mainly I won’t know until I put it on. Then I can always tell.

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    Mar 14, 2011, 08.57 AMby ananae

    I like fluid just-off-the-knee skirts. very 40’s.

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    Mar 14, 2011, 06.43 AMby themidnightclear

    I always loved making circle skirts! Not just cause I enjoy spinning in them when I am done. But just the fact its A GIANT CIRCLE (with a hole in it) on my living room floor entertains me every time I make one! You can make them any length and they still look great! Or if I’m short on farbic I go with the classic pencil skirt, especially now either made with lace or with a little added trimming on the bottom or with ruffles at the back. Just for some added flare!

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    Mar 14, 2011, 05.10 AMby sweetrose09

    I love the classic pencil skirt. It makes me feel sexy and all dressed up at the same time.

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    Mar 14, 2011, 04.11 AMby karasumegami

    I adore high-waisted skirt of any kind. Pencil, a-line, circle, doesn’t matter!

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    Mar 13, 2011, 07.51 PMby christinasbookshelf

    My absolute, all-time favorite type of skirt is a skirt with large pockets that can be used! My favorite length is maxi (ankle-length), but it takes way too much fabric to make a long circle skirt, which is my favorite hem circumference. So I can’t decide between below-knee-length circle skirt & maxi 6-gore full skirt for my favorite-favorite.

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    Mar 13, 2011, 07.08 PMby Angie Wood

    Love These skirts!!!!!

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    Mar 13, 2011, 03.04 PMby saraoh

    I have problems choosing between the pen skirt and the A-line, they are good for different occasions. But for spring I would go for a fun A-line.

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    Mar 13, 2011, 02.44 PMby Amber Steele

    My favorite skirt by far is a pencil! Although, on those sloughy days, I love any knee-length twirly whirly skirt!

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    Mar 13, 2011, 02.18 PMby leashbean

    i LOVE a circle skirt! its super pretty to look at, and it almost always improves the way your moves look as your bust your dance out.

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    Mar 13, 2011, 10.47 AMby renivalentine

    a-line skirts are my favourite. there’s so much that can be done with a simple a-line skirt. that, and they’re universally flattering!

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    Mar 13, 2011, 10.34 AMby saumalina

    pencil skirt. :)

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    Mar 13, 2011, 06.54 AMby sharls

    I love a pencil skirt (wiggle skirt) as I am just getting into the Rockabilly styles.

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