Tulip top and houndstooth Pleated Skirt (Plus Size) 06/2013...

Added Jul 18, 2014

by loulourosa

Brugge, Belgium

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Description

Every year I visit a couture fabricsale. And ever since I started visiting this event more than ten years ago the red fabric with the gold tulips was on the table with remnants. So I decided that this piece of fabric was waiting for me :-)

The pattern for the top is from Patrones. It had two ruffles on the shoulders but I left one out, I though this would be too much for me.
I had to line the top completely as this fabric itches (it feels like a nest of ants). For this I used red silk.

For the skirt I used a cotton fabric with some lycra with a houndstooth print. The pattern is very easy and it’s a comfortable skirt to wear. It’s something I like to wear on hot summer days as it has no lining.

Material Notes

Silk chiffon, silk, cotton with lycra, invisible zipper, button, interlining for waistband.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Tops

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    Sep 1, 2014, 08.22 PMby saxsilverain

    the top is so pretty! and i love the pleats on the skirt, it gives the skirt a very nice shape. they look great on you! :)

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      Sep 2, 2014, 09.51 AMby loulourosa

      Thank you, you’re so sweet!

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    Aug 15, 2014, 07.20 PMby Alisa Sibrova

    I love that top and those flirty sleeves! :) VERY NICE!

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      Aug 17, 2014, 11.18 AMby loulourosa

      Thank you,for your sweet comment, i have to do some flirting now :-)

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    Jul 25, 2014, 06.16 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Great outfit! Nice fabric choice! ;)

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      Aug 3, 2014, 06.50 AMby loulourosa

      Thank you very much!

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