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Frida Kahlo skirt

Added Jun 17, 2013

by kandahudson

Griffin, Georgia...

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Description

This is a skirt I made using Simplicity 2655; view B. This is the EASIEST pattern! and a great one to use when someone has very little time but wants a boutique looking-skirt. its a simple A-line, gore skirt, with a separate yoke and flounce. A fun pattern for mixing and matching fabrics or colorways. LOTS of possibilities here. I used a out of print Alexander Henry fabric in 2 color-ways called Frida’s Garden, and rather than making a traditional turned hem, I used a wide bias tape. I LOVE how it turned-out. The instructions are very clear and so easy to follow, and could be made-up into many styles depending on fabric and view choices. I will definitely sew this skirt again; However, next time, I would make the yoke and flounce on the bias. this is the only recommendation I have to make this garment even better.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Bohemian, Casual, Classic, Ethnic, Romantic
Material
Cotton

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    Jun 17, 2013, 06.50 PMby fairytale-thirteen

    LOVE this skirt – perfect for summer x

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      Jun 18, 2013, 01.51 PMby kandahudson

      thank you so much for the nice comment. :)
      Kristine~

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    Jun 17, 2013, 05.27 AMby Mary Athey

    fabulous skirt made with fasbulous fabric x

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      Jun 18, 2013, 01.52 PMby kandahudson

      by kandahudson
      Thank you Mary. I’ve been working 6 days a week lately, and I badly needed a pattern that worked-up super-fast, without reading, nor fuss, stylish and great looking, Initially, I thought I may be asking too much, but the Simplicity 2655 definitely filled the bill. :)

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