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In the Glen Plaid Skirt for Fall

Added Sep 8, 2011

by thefabledneedle

Los Angeles, Cal...

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Description

A basic skirt I’ve wanted to make for a while: brown glen plaid a-line skirt with patch pockets. This time I lined it with silk charmeuse instead of your typical polyester or acetate lining fabric—what a dream! (All thanks to an article about lining with silk on BurdaStyle, heehee.)

More here: The Fabled Needle (Blog).

Material Notes

glen plaid

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Business, Classic, Preppy
Material
Cotton, Silk

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    Sep 8, 2011, 03.34 PMby kihli

    Very nice! I have a similar fabric in my stash since quite a while without knowing what to do with it – maybe i will make a skirt like yours!

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      Sep 8, 2011, 09.10 PMby thefabledneedle

      Oh you should, it’ll go with everything! :)

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    Sep 8, 2011, 02.23 PMby gralo

    i love this outfit- clean lines, great fit, and small details like pockets and ruffle that don’t overwhelm. is the skirt from a pattern? or self drafted?

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    Sep 8, 2011, 11.25 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    what a lovely skirt and so elegant and stylish!

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    Sep 8, 2011, 09.45 AMby Liora Litman-Cohen

    classic and wonderful!

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    Sep 8, 2011, 09.13 AMby MientjiB

    That skirt is perfect! I love what you’ve done with the direction of the plaid on the pockets :-)

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      Sep 8, 2011, 09.12 PMby thefabledneedle

      Thanks! I got the idea for the pockets from my 1930s Sears catalog book. So simple but adds a nice touch!

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    Sep 8, 2011, 06.40 AMby baka-pepica

    its perfect, i like that combination, i have one in my projects! :)

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