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Reincarnation Blue

Added Jan 16, 2012

by nessys

Adelaide, Australia






What do you do when you have a garment that you made but you don’t really wear?

You unpick it and make something you will wear and love!

I took a dress I made ( and re-made it into this skirt. I’ve used the wonderful Kwik Sew 3728 (Medium – it fits me like a glove with no alterations at all) and went all out and used bits from both views (the kick pleat from A and the welt pockets from B). I wanted a bit of contrast so had to fiddle a bit with the pattern to make this work with the pleat. I am really happy with this and will wear it heaps more that the dress. I really wanted a blue skirt!

This was the last thing I made before I got my new (well, new to me), swanky over locker – so brace yourselves for more creations!

Material Notes

Cotton plain and quilting print.




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Casual, Classic

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    Feb 20, 2012, 11.42 PMby olystyrene

    Nessy, this is a goooorgeous skirt!!! I love those contrasting details! You chose a fab colour/pattern combo!!

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    Jan 21, 2012, 12.44 AMby Nessa *

    Lovely Skirt, Nessy. It fits you so well. I can’t wait to see what you whip up on your overlocker!

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      Feb 12, 2012, 11.43 PMby nessys

      Thanks Sweetie! So lovely to hear from you! xx

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    Jan 19, 2012, 03.35 AMby elisana

    oh, and skirts with stylish pleats are my favorites

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    Jan 19, 2012, 03.34 AMby elisana

    Nessy, you’re a doll, you have the sweetest smile – and the skirt is a perfect complement to you – love the contrast fabrics and it looks gorgeous on you! great job and I can’t wait to see what you’ll come up with now that you got a new toy :-)

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      Feb 12, 2012, 11.42 PMby nessys

      Awhh shucks! You are so sweet and kind! Thank you!! xx

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    Jan 17, 2012, 06.47 PMby threadsquare

    So cute! Yay for upcycling your own creations. I’m always doing that. Bring on the projects!!!

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      Feb 12, 2012, 11.41 PMby nessys

      Thanks Honey! I’ve has a small disaster set back – but now I hope I’m rearing to go! x

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