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The Lotus Blossom skirt

Added Apr 2, 2011

by pattythesnugbug

Minneapolis, Min...






This is my anthropologie knock off skirt! I pulled out my craft scissors and glue and figured out how to make these awesome pockets (for a full how-to, click here and then tweaked a straight skirt pattern, adding a fly front, waistband and funky hem shaping. Yay skirt!

More pictures and endless explanations on the fitting adjustments can be found on my blog




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Blends, Linen

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    Apr 2, 2011, 11.58 AMby nikkishell

    WOW! what a great pocket!

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    Apr 2, 2011, 11.48 AMby artyfarty

    The details are just amazing! Wonderful skirt!

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    Apr 2, 2011, 11.08 AMby strickmeise

    Really lovely! I love it and I love your blog – the tutorials are great!

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    Apr 2, 2011, 11.03 AMby lila-1

    omg FABULOUS finishing detail! Are you interested in posting a tutorial on how to do that awesome pocket welt?

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      Apr 6, 2011, 08.03 PMby pattythesnugbug

      there is a tutorial on my blog, if you’re interested. Adding the step by step on this site makes me feel like throwing my computer through the window :-)

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    Apr 2, 2011, 08.31 AMby janene

    So beautifully finished. And such attention to detail. Well done and thank you for sharing :-)

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    Apr 2, 2011, 08.28 AMby zaarissima

    really great work!

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    Apr 2, 2011, 07.10 AMby irmchen

    Beautiful body shape and great fit! Well done! :-)

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    Apr 2, 2011, 06.37 AMby freakusbzzz

    How perfect is your stitching! Wonderful effect

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    Apr 2, 2011, 06.36 AMby lauriana

    Don’t talk down your achievement by calling this a knock-off ;-) Those pockets are awesome and the whole skirt looks very well made and well fitted.

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    Apr 2, 2011, 06.35 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    this skirt is amazing and i thank you very very much for the tuttorial on the pockets! GREAT!

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