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helen

is trying to find time to sew with a toddler running about!

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2 January, 2012

  • 02:48 PM

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    helen added the project PanAm Jenny skirt
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    Burda’s Jenny skirt sewn in turquoise wool, which reminded me of the uniforms on Pan Am! I halved the depth of the waistband to better suit my figure.

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22 November, 2011

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    helen commented on the project Helen's Jenny skirt

    Sorry for the delay in replying! The fabric has a diagonal pattern and the waistband is cut on the bias.



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5 September, 2011

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    helen added the project Helen's Jenny skirt
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    Burda’s Jenny skirt in a grey/black ponte knit. I reduced the depth of the waistband and added 3 inches to the overall length. I used Sunni’s tutorial to change the back slit for a vent: http://www…

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4 January, 2011

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    helen commented on the project Peggy Olsen skirt

    I didn’t add a lining as I used a wool blend that feels really soft. I figured it would be easy to add one afterwards or just wear it with a slip/underskirt if I feel it’s necessary.



1 January, 2011

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    helen added the project Peggy Olsen skirt
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    A yoked circle skirt using Simplicity 4500, inspired by Mad Men’s Peggy Olsen and Louis Vuitton’s Fall/Winter 10 collection.

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12 June, 2009