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Pencil Drafted Skirt

Added Jan 11, 2011

by amberlove

South Ogden, Uta...






My first self drafted skirt! It’s an Anthropologie-inspired piece. Shaped yoke, vintage button detail, scratchy wool, fully lined, gathered right seam, cascading ruffle in seam over left leg, invisible zip. I also tried to curve the bottom seam to make it seem softer.

Material Notes

Wool, lining, invisible zip, vintage buttons




Garment Type

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    Aug 3, 2011, 11.39 AMby tirrs

    love it!!!!!

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    Jan 15, 2011, 12.04 AMby shavlin

    I love this skirt, very creative and inspiring! Well done :)

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    Jan 14, 2011, 07.12 PMby seedling

    Absolutely love it! Beautiful idea!

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    Jan 14, 2011, 10.35 AMby urbandon

    Beautiful. Very cool.

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    Jan 12, 2011, 04.53 PMby laceumbrella

    Great! Really unique!

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    Jan 12, 2011, 04.17 PMby ellohdesign

    great skirt! did you do a muslin first or just went straight for it?

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      Jan 12, 2011, 04.27 PMby amberlove

      I totally went for it. And I’m kind of sad because I just scrapped together the lining and it turned out so well that I wish I had put pretty lining in:( Maybe next time!

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    Jan 12, 2011, 07.54 AMby dottedhalfnote

    This is so beautiful and inspiring!

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    Jan 12, 2011, 03.49 AMby koobakii

    Just amazing, congratulations on a wonderfully intuitive invention, I love playing around with drafting

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    Jan 12, 2011, 03.14 AMby allygally

    I absolutely love this!!! Great job!

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    Jan 12, 2011, 01.22 AMby momsgotanewhobby

    This looks like it should be on a model, strutting down a runway! Gorgeous skirt, very creative.

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    Jan 11, 2011, 11.29 PMby dorisj

    Beautiful, feminine and sexy too!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 10.58 PMby molliedowling

    Gorgeous! I would love to have this pattern. Did you make one or draft it without making a pattern?

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      Jan 12, 2011, 01.02 AMby amberlove

      I drafted one and have it forever! However, I do need to alter it a little—I had to take one side in by 2 inches!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 10.42 PMby imogens

    Gorgeous – so creative and beautifully made!

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      Jan 12, 2011, 01.03 AMby amberlove

      Thank you! And your last dress is fantastic—I LOVE the colors!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 10.41 PMby bmapso

    Really lovely!

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      Jan 12, 2011, 01.04 AMby amberlove

      Thank you:)

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    Jan 11, 2011, 10.23 PMby Testosterone

    Architectural and delightfully unexpected, all at the same time!

    Great mix of lines and curves – a traffic stopper for sure.

    Can’t wait to see your second, third, and future creations.

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      Jan 12, 2011, 01.09 AMby amberlove

      Thanks—what a great comment! You leave such insightful/wonderful thoughts-it makes everybody’s day better!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 10.14 PMby sigrid

    I love all that feminine detail in the simple grey. Nice!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 10.11 PMby tletroisebrown

    Loving it!!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 09.40 PMby chalk

    really beautiful

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    Jan 11, 2011, 08.33 PMby clothesmaker

    Loving it. great job

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