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"I've been workin' on the railroad" Kasia skirt

Added Jul 27, 2010

by andread-2

Phoenix, Arizona...






This is a skirt made from the Kasia #6012 pattern. Love this pattern! Very flattering, and quite an ingenious/elegant construction with the zipper hidden behind the front bib. Little details like the gathering on the front and back hip yoke sections really make this look fashion-forward. I highly recommend this pattern.
I had stumbled upon these adorable little silver metal buttons with trains on them and decided to build the “theme” of the skirt around that. I used some stretch suiting I had in my stash, and then bought gray broadcloth and red bandana print quilting cotton to “engineer” the project. I have to give design credit to my mom—the red bandana and the gray contrast were really her suggestions.

Material Notes

Gray stretch/cotton (?) suiting; quilting cotton, cotton broadcloth, fusible interfacing, silver buttons (6)




Spring, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Business, Casual, Geek, Military, Mod
Corduroy, Cotton, Blends, Denim, Polyester, Suiting

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    Sep 8, 2010, 10.18 PMby digitalgeisha

    cute idea! the red bandana peeks thru…. cute!

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    Jul 27, 2010, 08.57 AMby littleladyluxe

    This is gorgeous! I love this skirt too. I’ve made it twice and can’t get enough of it. Yours is beautiful :)

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    Jul 27, 2010, 07.27 AMby hdk100

    I still have Kasia on my to-do list, but you really gave me push: your skirt is great, I love the colors and the idea! Super job!

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