rabbit skirt ~built by wendy "sew u"

Added Nov 22, 2011

by nouvellegamine

San Francisco, C...

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Description

i made this about 5 years ago from the “sew u” built by wendy book. i can’t say enough nice things about this book. the pattern is super simple, just 2 pieces with darts. i really wanted a long comfortable skirt in a neutral color that i could personalize.
i drew and then embroidered the rabbit. added pale green velvet ribbon to a small pocket as well as the back slit.
i actually made a few skirts from this pattern with different embroideries. it’s addictive :D

check out my blog for more photos & silliness:
http://www.nouvellegamine.com/2011/11/sewing-rabbit-skirt.html

Material Notes

polyester blend

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Romantic

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    Oct 13, 2012, 07.05 AMby caireen

    Wow, this is so cute. I love the embroidered rabbit and the ribbon on the back!

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    Nov 24, 2011, 06.05 PMby kennysparka

    This is so adorable!! You hand embroidered the rabbit? Wow! That’s amazing!! Great job! :)

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    Nov 24, 2011, 10.40 AMby pampula

    How beautifull! The colour of the skirt, green ribbons and that lovely rabbit go together so well! (I’m a huge Beatrix Potter fan and I instantly thought that your rabbit could be Peter;) )

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      Nov 28, 2011, 11.54 PMby nouvellegamine

      i like rabbits in general :) but i do think the colors are very beatrix potter! i hadn’t thought of that :D

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    Nov 22, 2011, 08.42 PMby nocjestciemna

    The rabbit is cute! good job!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 06.15 PMby janene

    I’m with Cation on this! I’m so in love with that rabbit jumping into the pocket. I love the idea of taking a relatively formal fabric and bringing it to life! Lovely work :-)

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      Nov 23, 2011, 01.52 AMby nouvellegamine

      thank you :D i love simple things with fun little details so this was a really fun skirt to create.

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    Nov 22, 2011, 05.56 PMby CationDesigns

    I love the rabbit and the back ribbon detail! I may need to steal that for a future skirt!

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      Nov 23, 2011, 01.53 AMby nouvellegamine

      thank you! go right ahead :D

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