Added May 27, 2012
by Sarah Magill
I bought a beautiful silk sari on my trip to India last year (6yds of pure silk in a deep blue/purple with a mustard section and stunning gold detail). I drafted a pattern for myself, based on a typical 1950s silhouette. It has an integral net petticoat to help the skirt flare. I used the decorative border to make a matching belt/ cummerbund. View more details on my “blog”: http://goldfinchandeagle.blogspot.co.uk/
Twists on feminine classics, like a bold patterned shift dress and pants with a racing stripe.
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