Hot Pink Princess Seams

Added Jan 13, 2013

by colleen-marg...

Elmira Heights, ...

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Description

My second skirt with this pattern. I had a lot of fun with this. I used a zigzag stitch in orange thread to neaten up the seams and found a matching orange zipper. Interestingly enough, when I was making this skirt, I just happened to find a Threads magazine with an article on how to sew an exposed zipper…

It’s a bit shorter than my last pencil skirt but I’m very happy with it and will probably continue to experiment with this pattern.

note: for whatever reason, I had a lot of trouble getting crisp photos of this, but hopefully you can still see some of the details

Material Notes

mystery pink fabric

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Casual, Classic

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    Jan 29, 2013, 09.17 PMby Meldbombs

    What are your waist/hip measurements if you dont mind saying?

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      Jan 31, 2013, 03.10 AMby colleen-margaret

      I don’t mind: 25" waist and 34" hips.

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    Jan 29, 2013, 12.35 AMby Meldbombs

    *nice!

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    Jan 29, 2013, 12.35 AMby Meldbombs

    Nice? What size are you? Your proportions look similar to mine and I wanted to ask you how you got a good fit

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      Jan 29, 2013, 09.13 PMby colleen-margaret

      Well from the smallest size, I took in the two side seams. Unfortunately, I don’t have my pattern with me and can’t tell you exactly how much. Maybe around 1/2" on both sides? I hope that helps!

      That’s why the princess seams are so great: easy to take in. :)

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    Jan 13, 2013, 09.44 AMby Mary Athey

    Love the orange with the pink and the.ecposed.ziopers a nice touch. Its a great fit.on you as well.x

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