can't miss me skirt

Added Jan 29, 2010

by abbyzeeble

Sheffield, Unite...

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Description

I love large prints and this was fun to cut. I moved the pleats to the side (an idea pinched from crazydavises’s asymmetrical a-line). It is unlined which was a mistake as being heavy material it rides up! Plus the material does not drape nicely. But I am really pleased with the print and its position.

This was also my first go with the zipper foot.

I have no idea what ‘style’ to put so ‘other’ will have to do, unless anyone can enlighten me?

Material Notes

cotton drill from IKEA, black 20cm zip.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Other
Material
Cotton

Credits

a-plus a line - wenlan chia
crazydavises

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    Feb 4, 2010, 08.22 PMby abbyzeeble

    Thank you everyone!

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      Feb 8, 2010, 11.59 AMby imvisible

      I am going to make a tenter of it! It is a heavy fabric, but very nice

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    Feb 4, 2010, 01.36 PMby imvisible

    such a coincidence, I bought this fabric on the day I saw you skirt! Nice one, you used the print of the fabric very well!

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      Feb 4, 2010, 08.21 PMby abbyzeeble

      Thank you! What are going to make with your fabric? Having felt the fabric yourself you’ll realise it’s a bit heavy for a skirt and although the pleats look nice on a hanger, they balloon out a bit. I might sew them down.

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    Jan 31, 2010, 02.46 AMby zickzack

    Nice effect on the front. It looks a bit like a second layer of fabric wrapped around a first layer of black fabric.

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    Jan 31, 2010, 02.38 AMby grayscout

    Very nice! I was in Banana Republic today and saw a very similar pattern on a skirt and dress, and I loved it!

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    Jan 30, 2010, 12.32 AMby nessys

    Love the print on this and the placement of it on the skirt Darl – just fab! The black/white contrast is very funky! Nice one!!!

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    Jan 29, 2010, 08.49 PMby beaver

    i love your placement of the pleats! and how the back is completely printed so when you look at the front it’s a bit different; good job:)

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