Autumn Wardrobe a la Gertie

Added Oct 2, 2012

by Cynthia Froman

Portland, Oregon...

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These are the fist two pieces I made from my dream list of fall sewing plans. I used Gertie’s new book (so good!!!) for both of these pieces. The skirt is a self-drafted full circle skirt (here chapter on pattern drafting is so clear and easy to follow) in a mini length. I inserted a hand-picked lapped zipper for the Burdastyle. first time. I hemmed this using the instructions posted for an easy-rolled hem found here on

The blouse is the Portrait Blouse pattern from her book. It’s a good basic blouse that layers well and is quick and easy to make. I had to lengthen the front tucks 1.5" to make this more flattering and the length of the blouse is a little short which is something to keep in mind if you plan on making this. I plan to add 3-5" to any future versions

More photos and details can be found on my blog DapperDuds

Material Notes

brown corduroy for the skirt (so deliciously fall) and cotton gauze for the blouse

Difficulty

Intermediate

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Categories

Season
Fall
For
Women
Style
Classic, Vintage
Material
Corduroy, Cotton

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    Oct 6, 2012, 09.00 AMby dudette0sam

    wow! so cute. I’m working on doing the same thing. I love the adorable dogs in the back ground too. HA The outfit is so flattering on you and I love the colors.

    -Sam styleboner.blogspot.com

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