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Vivienne Westwood Inspired Skirt

Added May 19, 2013

by roarah

Melbourne, Austr...






Recently I’d been oogling Vivienne Westwood tartan skirts online. I had small section of wool tartan – about 1-1.5m of it, so I thought why not give it a go & try to make one. This is what I ended up making.

The pattern was self drafted. It took me forever to work out the best way to draft it & I actually tried a couple of different ways before finally working it out. Once I’d worked out the best way to do it though, it was super easy to make & only required 2 seams, a hem, a zip & some tacks. I’ve put some brief instructions up on my blog, here and here

I’m really happy with how this skirt turned out, it was just what I wanted.




Winter, Fall
Garment Type
Business, Casual, Punk

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    Nov 14, 2013, 02.51 PMby tinapo82

    very nice one, how can I get the pattern?

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    Jul 12, 2013, 02.57 PMby Cockywoodbeck

    Where can I get your pattern from?

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      Jul 16, 2013, 11.36 AMby Cockywoodbeck

      Hi roarcah,

      How can I acquire a copy of your skirt patter?

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    May 27, 2013, 07.54 PMby eirenep

    Amazing job- very creative approach! Thanks for the instructions.

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    May 27, 2013, 04.15 AMby lennert

    Very nice! I love Vivienne Westwood’s signature drapes and it looks lovely on you…

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    May 26, 2013, 09.22 PMby fairytale-thirteen

    This is what sewing is all about – Lovely job x

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    May 26, 2013, 04.03 PMby milkyway

    Freaking amazing! congratulations!!

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    May 26, 2013, 02.45 PMby kisses

    Quite interesting…thanks for sharing. Ought to try sometime

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    May 26, 2013, 09.32 AMby merche

    Congratulations! This is a fab skirt and very inspirational. I also own some meters of tartan that I had no idea how to use fot!

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    May 26, 2013, 08.53 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    i can’t seem to get to your blog from the link :( p.s. awesome skirt :p

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    May 26, 2013, 08.50 AMby ferner

    I think you did a great job. It’s an intriguing skirt. It must have been fun doing it all on your own. Kudos!!

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