blue baloon skirt

Added Nov 4, 2010

by antraxdesigns

Barcelona, Spain

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Description

I made this skirt (my second one!) following a pattern from this summer’s burda-style magazine in Spain (I don’t know if they are the same everywhere, here it was skirt 112B).

it’s supposed to be made with silk, but I don’t think I’m able to work with silk yet, so it’s a cotton fabric.

ps: I’m not 100% sure (I’ve got bad memory) but I think the pattern is from Burdastyle magazine september 2010

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Bohemian, Preppy
Material
Cotton

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    Nov 8, 2010, 01.24 PMby Sewing And Style

    this is brilliant skirt – next time try something like crepe. Silk is a hard one for beginners, but there are so many softer fabrics that are easy enough to work with and this kind of skirt would look amazing in a softer material. If you are not sure- go to the store and feel the fabric- if it is too slippery when rubbed against itself- leave it, but if it is just nice and soft- why not? Go for it and trust yourself!

    the pattern is from Burda 9/2010 pattern 112, can be made with an underlining skirt or on its own. Excellent pattern: here is a link to a Russian Burda Style model parade by some russian seamstresses

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      Nov 8, 2010, 02.19 PMby antraxdesigns

      thanks for the addvice! I don’t know much about fabrics yet, next time I will try crepe.

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    Nov 8, 2010, 01.14 PMby carottesauvage

    Great! Love everything about this skirt!

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    Nov 8, 2010, 10.58 AMby silvermink

    Absolutly love it!

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    Nov 7, 2010, 11.43 PMby Katy Harris

    does any one know where this pattern is? i loveeee this! the fabric is so cute!

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      Nov 8, 2010, 12.56 PMby antraxdesigns

      thanks, it’s from Burdastyle magazine september 2010

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    Nov 7, 2010, 05.42 AMby nikkishell

    I love this skirt! I’ve been looking for a pattern that drapes like this.

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    Nov 6, 2010, 08.40 PMby niki143

    Great skirt, great fabric, good job! Will you post a link to the magazine please.

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    Nov 6, 2010, 08.26 PMby tinybows

    love thissssss! <3

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    Nov 6, 2010, 06.56 PMby bunnyhug

    Lovely! The print is gorgeous and it is a great choice for the skirt. You did a very professional looking job. It inspires me.

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    Nov 6, 2010, 02.18 PMby kana

    sooooo pretty! i love the twisted pleats! I like how it’s fitted back but walkable front design…great job!

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    Nov 6, 2010, 12.26 PMby stellacadente

    I guess it’s from 9/2010 concerning the german burdastyle magazine website. And I think this version looks so much better than the original in the magazin. Great work antraxdesigns!

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      Nov 8, 2010, 01.25 PMby Sewing And Style

      you are just right! Lovely skirt- but for fuller hips, needs pattern adjusting- maybe reduce the number of pleats. Love it!

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    Nov 5, 2010, 11.45 PMby paunnet

    it’s beautiful! Could you tell me which month of the magazine is this from?

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    Nov 5, 2010, 09.33 PMby BeYou TiFul

    Excellent! I really like this pattern and the fabric you used is fabulous. Well done!

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    Nov 5, 2010, 08.04 PMby milkyway

    Para ser tu segundo proyecto, esta super bien hecho! muy buen corte y caída. felicitaciones con tu proyecto!! Muy bién hecho

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    Nov 5, 2010, 10.28 AMby magdamagda

    mmm im absolutely a fan of your skirt.. both pattern and print are lovely, very flattering result!

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    Nov 5, 2010, 01.15 AMby Zane Tanqueco

    lovely skirt! the print and color are fabulous!

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    Nov 4, 2010, 11.44 PMby verypurpleperson

    I love it!

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    Nov 4, 2010, 11.27 PMby claraverde

    it’s beautiful!

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    Nov 4, 2010, 07.24 PMby lisamm

    gorgeous!

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    Nov 4, 2010, 07.06 PMby Luciana Prestes

    hola :) soy nueva por aqui y realmente me fascinó ese modelo. me encantaría saber donde puedo conseguirlo, y si tu podrias ayudarme te quedó estupendo y favorece mucho a tu figura adios

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      Nov 6, 2010, 04.08 PMby milkyway

      Este patrón viene en la revista burda mensual del mes de Septiembre 2010. Todas las versiones en sus diferentes idiomas traen exactamente los mismos patrones

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    Nov 4, 2010, 06.31 PMby chillwear

    Adorable, love it! It looks great on you.

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    Nov 4, 2010, 06.26 PMby luxihere

    Nice skirt. I think it may fit better to the category of Draped mock wrap skirt, than baloon skirt, what say???

    I love the draped skirts, never get tired of making them for my 4yr old DD

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      Nov 4, 2010, 08.18 PMby antraxdesigns

      you may be right, maybe draped mock wrap skirt is better, thanks. I just didn’t know t’hat word existed ^^

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    Nov 4, 2010, 05.48 PMby sunnilj9

    I love it! Absolutely darling and such a flattering shape! Really great fit for you! Lovely fabric choice as well.

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    Nov 4, 2010, 04.29 PMby friedi

    I like the print on the fabric and the colours very much!

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    Nov 4, 2010, 04.18 PMby jeleena

    It looks great! I think you’re ready for silk ;)

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      Nov 4, 2010, 05.12 PMby antraxdesigns

      thanks, I’m a little coward with these things

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