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French Bow Skirt

Added Dec 23, 2010

by lila-1

Auckland, New Ze...

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Description

I love the Jenny skirt pattern! I now use it as a template for most of my skirt creations :)
Ive also made the suspender skirt version and its AWESOME.

This skirt is several inches longer than the actual pattern. I think I need to rework the bow a little so the middle bit is a little tighter
I also put in a kick-pleat at the back

Material Notes

Blue suiting with gold lurex thread – wrong side used as the right side because I wear this skirt for work, and the true right side was just a little too lurexy

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Business, Classic

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    Dec 25, 2010, 07.47 AMby zaarissima

    very beautiful!!!

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.58 AMby venusop

    LOVE, I’m a sucker for bows

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      Dec 23, 2010, 06.25 AMby lila-1

      Me too :) Im working on a way to make a tshirt with sleeves that are bows – that would be too fabulous :)

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      Dec 23, 2010, 09.48 PMby venusop

      Maybe if you make the cuff longer and tie it and fix it in place? that would be a fabulous shirt

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.15 AMby analogue

    I prefer this length to the original, and that bow’s just perfect :)

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      Dec 23, 2010, 06.24 AMby lila-1

      Me too :) there is something a little more sophisticated in a skirt that ends below the knee, so I make them all a little longer :)

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