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Hot Pink Princess Seams

Added Jan 13, 2013

by colleen-marg...

Elmira Heights, ...






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




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
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


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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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