Added Oct 27, 2012
by Delphine C.
Port Au Prince, ...
The brocade trend has really been growing on me… I just finished my block for a pencil skirt, starting from the pattern in Burda in August. I made a lot of adjustment to it to fit me well and I changed the vent, the lining and facing patterns to be able to bag the lining (see Fashion Incubator).
I made a first skirt out of silk twill to test it and then separated the patterns at the darts to make princess lines and added piping.
A little more on my blog !
Silk brocade from Paron (NY)
China silk lining
Piping from Pacific Trimmings
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