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There are just so many fabrics out there! Fifteen years plus since I first taught myself to sew and I’m still encountering new textiles, frequently I might add. This was my first dabble in neoprene which was fun and quite educational.

The pattern is self drafted and a shameless rip-off of this J. Crew skirt. I moved the zipper to the right side seam (more on that in a sec) so that the neoprene lattice wouldn’t be interrupted by a back seam. I can’t say for certain if the J. Crew RTW skirt is a true wrap, but my version is a faux wrap so I won’t be paranoid wearing it on windy days. A girls already got enough to worry about without the risk of indecent exposure.

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