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Seersucker Circle Skirt

Added Jun 22, 2012

by lizajane09

Upstate, South C...






This is a dress pattern from 1986, although I don’t think it looks very 80’s. I made it in a striped seersucker and lined it with muslin. I’m very happy with the finish on this, but unfortunately I have issues with the fit of the back bodice, like usual. One day I’ll figure it out…

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Material Notes

Cotton seersucker, cotton muslin


Garment Type

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    Jun 29, 2012, 06.00 PMby linen1

    What a darling dress!

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    Jun 22, 2012, 08.26 AMby anniehermans

    J’adore :D

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    Jun 22, 2012, 06.56 AMby TailorFairy

    love it! very pretty

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    Jun 22, 2012, 06.28 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    I love the seersucker! suck a great fabric! and good on you….the matching at the zipper is perfect! WOW! something i can never get right. the fitting issues dont look like they would be too drastic, fitting books are pretty cheap and they generally have step by step picture instructions! it looks like maybe there isnt enough back width through the shouloders, then perhaps a sway back alteraion around the lower area near the waist?

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      Jun 26, 2012, 03.41 PMby lizajane09

      I’ve done a few broad back alterations before and they help. I am definitely broader through the shoulders than the back waist. And yeah, I think I need a swayback adjustment. I’ve been ignoring that one for a while. Thanks for the suggestions!

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      Jun 27, 2012, 02.07 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

      its actually super simple and makes such a difference! goodluck :)

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    Jun 22, 2012, 06.15 AMby laracrj

    Gorgeous! I love this! What cute fabric and I think it looks lovely on you.

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      Jun 26, 2012, 03.46 PMby lizajane09

      I want to make all sorts of things out of seersucker now. Thanks!

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