Wild Print Pencil skirt

Added Oct 24, 2011

by bernieandi

Sydney, Australia

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Description

This was the first time I worked with this pattern (Burdastyle magazine 2/2011 style 107) and It was a dream to work with! The fit was great and needed no adjustments.

I usually find Burda patterns to be a MUCH better fit compared to other pattern companies!

I really like the panel lines in the back (you may not see them due to the print) because it means less darts to sew and I am not the biggest fan of darts especially when it comes to marking them all.

If you wear this skirt with a tucked in tee it looks like a very curvy dress :)

This was the second time I used my invisible hem foot/stitch and I LOVE the effect. It looks so clean.

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Material Notes

Fabric: About 80 cms of $3 a meter (150 wide) Spotlight fabric. It is medium weight woven fabric with a slight stretch which was ideal for this highly fitted style.

Facing: Same fabric did not use interfacing

Pattern: Burda style Magazine issue 2/2011 Style 107

Notions: 25-35cm white invisable around $1 (bought in bulk on ebay)

Time to complete: 2 1/2 hrs is my guess

Amount of times worn: I dig this skirt but I live a pretty casual life (spend most of my time at home or at work in uniform) so I haven’t worn it yet

Difficulty

Novice

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Women
Garment Type
Skirt

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    Oct 24, 2011, 05.38 PMby madyb

    I love this!I have this pattern for so long,but never tried it!Your skirt inspired me to try it now! :)

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      Oct 24, 2011, 09.12 PMby bernieandi

      Thanks. That’s great to hear you won’t be disapponted!

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