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Ukrainian Embroidered Linen Crop Top and Skirt for Easter

Added Apr 6, 2015

by Marusya Grace

South Bend, Unit...

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Description

I’m excited to share with you my Easter outfit! This is the fourth year I’ve made an Easter outfit (inspired by my babcha and Ukrainian heritage).

As soon as I saw 02/2015 #121 and #127 Crop Top and Skirt patterns in the Burdastyle magazine, I knew I had to make it for Easter!
However, my linen didn’t arrive until 2 weeks before Easter!!! With this said, my mom saved me and helped with some of the embroidery!
The embroidery designs are from Ukrainian embroidery books I purchased from Ukraine. Each strip of embroidery is about 20 stitches wide.

I adjusted the back of the skirt. Instead of a 45" wide piece of linen, my back skirt is about 20" wide and gathered to 13 inches.

Overall, I love the crop top and wish I made the skirt with a different material.
Read more on my blog here: http://www.marusyamarusya.com/easter-2015-burdastyle-ukrainian-embroidered-linen-crop-top-and-skirt/

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bohemian, Beach, Casual, Ethnic, Vintage, Mod
Material
Linen

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    Jan 28, 2016, 07.57 PMby nappyhead

    Beautiful!

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    Apr 18, 2015, 04.01 PMby Inga 888

    love the embroidery, fab top!

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    Apr 18, 2015, 08.45 AMby joadams

    Love it!

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    Apr 12, 2015, 06.40 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    It is just perfect… a real piece of art, your babcha would be very proud of you. I admire the way you use Ukrainian traditional embroidery for the modern outfits.

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    Apr 10, 2015, 10.45 PMby Ivanamania

    great job! looks so nice…

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    Apr 9, 2015, 01.47 PMby nrobson

    talented lady and very inspiring, great attention to detail, terrificly sewn =D

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      Apr 12, 2015, 06.19 PMby Marusya Grace

      Thanks for the kind words Nadia!

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    Apr 9, 2015, 11.46 AMby aluckmann

    I love how you have incorporated your Ukrainian history into your sewing. It inspires me, because I have been wanting to do the same since I started sewing. My Baba and Dido were both born and raised in Ukraine, and I love their rich heritage – the the traditional foods, the music, the clothing, the dancing. Your picture in the the church with the basket reminds me of many past Easters :)

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      Apr 12, 2015, 06.19 PMby Marusya Grace

      Thanks Aluckmann! We have a lot in common and have so much to be inspired by :)

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    Apr 9, 2015, 03.16 AMby Dworley

    Lovely choices and final products!

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    Apr 8, 2015, 04.09 PMby TyMarie

    Gorgeous, Marusya! Absolutely love the embroidery on the top and you styled the skirt perfectly. Make sure to check out the homepage this week. : )

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      Apr 8, 2015, 04.44 PMby Marusya Grace

      Thanks TyMarie! It’s a great pattern! And thanks for the feature :)

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    Apr 7, 2015, 03.34 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

    The top is gorgeous!!! I’ve spent so many hours on that kind of embroidery when I was a child….Hot summer afternoons with my mum who appreciated it so much… Great Job…

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    Apr 7, 2015, 08.32 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    What a fabulous outfit Marusya! I love your embroidery top – it’s just gorgeous! and your skirt is wonderful too, and easy to wear with a lot of different tops :)

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      Apr 7, 2015, 01.52 PMby Marusya Grace

      Thanks Ellen!

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      Apr 8, 2015, 06.17 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Congrats to be the Member Project of the Week! :)

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    Apr 7, 2015, 05.24 AMby Mary Athey

    Beautiful outfit, I love your embroidary skills. The top is fabulous and looK’s great with the skirt. I once made a coat that looked great but I couldn’t really move my arms much because of my fabric choice lol x

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      Apr 7, 2015, 01.51 PMby Marusya Grace

      Thanks Mary! Lol I can’t move/sit in the linen skirt if I want to avoid the linen from wrinkling :)

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    Apr 7, 2015, 03.53 AMby dr-p

    So lovely!

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    Apr 6, 2015, 11.43 PMby rita61

    Beautiful!!!! Awesome outfit for Easter !!! Nice Church…

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      Apr 7, 2015, 01.50 PMby Marusya Grace

      Thanks Rita61! And yes it’s a beautiful chapel!! :)

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    Apr 6, 2015, 11.31 PMby cur-jargon

    This is stunning. The Heritage-infused embroidery makes this so special. Well done on both pieces!

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