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Suede and Chantilly Lace Skirt

Added Sep 16, 2008

by elneenya

Hazel Park, Mich...

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Description

I bought these two small pieces of fabric when
I worked at a high-end fabric store a few years ago. They were PERFECTLY matching color-wise, but such a strange pairing of fibers and textures. So of course I had to put them together.

It’s a very simple A-line skirt, but I hand-stitched an irregularly-shaped piece of lace at the bottom for the hem, and cut away the suede from under it for a little peek-a-boo effect.

I get a lot of mileage out of this skirt. It’s suitable for a lot of occasions!

Material Notes

Lightweight Ultrasuede
French Chantilly Lace
Invisible Zipper

Difficulty

Novice

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    Sep 19, 2008, 06.34 AMby kana

    I would have loved to see how you’d mach it with tops & shoes! I like how the lace is NOT all straight. That’s such a great idea… :-D

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    Sep 17, 2008, 03.18 PMby carlatv

    It’s amazing how a simple application of lace can really make the skirt. You did a great job and I’ll have to remember to use lace some time.

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    Sep 17, 2008, 06.48 AMby mirela

    Gorgeous and sexy! Beautiful beautiful lace!

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    Sep 17, 2008, 02.27 AMby anajan

    Vary simple, yet very classy at the same time.

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    Sep 17, 2008, 01.04 AMby lybu

    The lace detail is great. Very elegant skirt !

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    Sep 17, 2008, 12.19 AMby ghainskom

    What a good idea with the lace!

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    Sep 16, 2008, 10.09 PMby senasews

    i love the lace. cute skirt.

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