Pencil Drafted Skirt

Added Jan 11, 2011

by amberlove

South Ogden, Uta...

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Description

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

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Business
Material
Wool

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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, 09.20 PMby morphomixstress

    Niiiiice!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 08.33 PMby clothesmaker

    Loving it. great job

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