Refashioned broderie anglaise pencil skirt

Added Jan 15, 2010

by lilybart

Perth, Australia

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Description

I refashioned this from a skirt I found at a sample sale. Actually “refashioned” is probably an incorrect word considering I only managed to cannibalise the waistband and the rest is made with my own pattern from the fabric of the original skirt that I “reclaimed”. It looks amazing in real life but I’m terrible at photographing anything. I was in a right state because I did such a great job of making it but when I tried it on it was too small! I let all the seams out and it fits now (just)! It has a cool exposed metal zip at the back which is totally an homage to deconstructionism and not at all a last resort measure to take it out an extra couple of cms ;) OoooO AND the scallops even line up (I think that was just luck)!

Oh and I have heaps of other projects that you can see on my blog

Material Notes

Broderie anglaise overlay. White cotton lawn lining.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Casual, Classic, Mod, Preppy, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Jan 23, 2010, 12.57 AMby oddoneout

    love this skirt – kind of Peplum style. Adorable! and dont even get me started on the fabric!

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      Jan 24, 2010, 01.58 PMby lilybart

      It’s actually not a peplum at all. It’s a cool panel of fabric inserted in. Photos too blurry! Going to make another version that’s longer for work, so I’ll put up pictures so you can see the construction better!

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      Jan 27, 2010, 02.38 AMby oddoneout

      Cool! Well whatever it is – its looks really good. Can’t wait to see your next version.

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    Jan 15, 2010, 02.05 PMby captainkitsch

    Very cute, I love the layers!

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    Jan 15, 2010, 02.09 AMby Britynn D

    this is really cute! you did a great job!!

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