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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/