Casual Kasia Skirt

Added Jul 2, 2011

by mskelly

London, United K...

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Description

I varied steps 6-8 of this pattern. But when I finished the garment and put it on it was all worth it as I really do like the style of this skirt! The pocket gathers ( pic 2 if you can see it properly) and buttons go well. Also I like that it can be worn casual with a vest and flats like the main picture or jazzed up with heels and fitted blouse/top and cardigan etc so 10/10 for style-ability (if that’s a word lol) but 3/10 for the way the pattern suggests to fit the zipper and waist band.

Steps 6-8 adjustments were:
Zippper- I moved this to the side, I could not understand WHY you would have a zipper behind the front panel?? on the inside ( yes inside) of the skirt…. huh??

Waist band – I halved the width as it was too high for me.

Material Notes

The pattern suggests heavy tweed I used cotton and it worked well. Next time I will also be using cotton not a heavy material as it may be a bit hard to do the pocket gathers even (for me).

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Business, Casual, Classic, Evening Wear
Material
Cotton

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    Jul 8, 2011, 01.42 PMby TabithaFoxx

    This looks great! threads magazine did an article a while back about moving a zipper and boy did i muck i up :p You did a fantastic job!

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    Jul 2, 2011, 10.22 PMby zsyzu

    This looks great! I think I’m going to try this skirt pattern. Thanks for posting your project.

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      Jul 3, 2011, 07.20 PMby mskelly

      Thanks. Yes give it a go but watch out for the zipper as I mentioned, if you do make the skirt and place the zipper where it recommends let me know if it worked well and post so we can see :D
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This project is based on

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/casual-kasia-skirt