Kasia in Curduroy

Added Oct 20, 2010

by stephiaffi

Vienna, Austria

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Description

I made this Kasia skirt some time before the summer in a slightly stretchy curduroy. I lined the inside of the flap with viscose lining and added a little snap button to hold the flap up better. My absolute favourite thing about this skirt are the buttons I found: large, metallic buttons with the Austro-Hungarian eagle on them! So funny! I love them! And the skirt turned out to be super versatile so I’ve worn it a lot. The only annoying thing is the flap that keeps sliding down to reveal the zipper behind it. Does this happen to a lot of Kasias out there?!

For more photos and such visit my blog!

Material Notes

black curduroy
viscose lining
metallic buttons

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Classic, Vintage
Material
Corduroy

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    Oct 23, 2010, 09.01 PMby flynnflynn

    i’ve been wondering if this pattern would work in corduroy; thanks!! i can’t wait to give it a go – i love how yours turned out :)

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    Oct 20, 2010, 06.28 PMby Lucha Suarez

    I love your skirt! totally awsome and it can be a wardrobe basic and it also can be trendy with the buttons, it falls right into the whole military trend that is so hot right now!

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    Oct 20, 2010, 03.42 PMby corduroycoat

    Love your version! My kasia doesn’t have the “sliding down problem.” It’s probably because of your heavier fabric. The snaps are definitely a good idea. Love the button choice!

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    Oct 20, 2010, 03.07 PMby Ana B

    Awesome fabric for Kasia skirt. Looks great.

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    Oct 20, 2010, 02.10 PMby magdamagda

    it looks great in the pics, very classy, indeed great combo corduroy and those catchy buttons:)

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    Oct 20, 2010, 12.38 PMby anajan

    Yeah, the girls I love seeing here are finally back! First CarotteSauvage, now you. The skirt is gorgeous, the buttons are perfect for it. Did you interface the flap? I suppose you did, maybe the corduroy you used needs some heavier weight interfacing… Ghainskom’s suggestion could work. Also, you can use velcro tape to fix the flap.

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      Oct 20, 2010, 05.07 PMby stephiaffi

      Thanks so much for your lovely comment! I didn’t think anybody remembered me anymore :)

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    Oct 20, 2010, 12.37 PMby carottesauvage

    Really elegant! I love the way you sport it and those shoes are great!

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    Oct 20, 2010, 12.31 PMby ghainskom

    I sew some transparent hidden snaps (big ones) between the flap and waistband. Maybe that could help you too? Love the buttons!

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      Oct 20, 2010, 05.04 PMby stephiaffi

      Thanks for the tip! Yes, bigger snap buttons might do the trick…

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Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/kasia-in-curduroy