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One of Brooklyn’s most beloved boutiques, Flirt, is gearing up to release it’s first sewing book called Flirt Skirts, and we are giving away two copies to our BurdaStyle members!

With 3 basic patterns, Flirt’s creative minds Patti Gilstrap and Seryn Potter show you how to make 20 different skirt variations plus provide tips for adding unique details to create your own customized pieces! Easy to follow diagrams, step-by-step instructions and great styling tips make this a must-have book for all skirt enthusiasts.

Want to take home your own copy of Flirt Skirts? Simply leave a comment below telling us your favorite skirt style by 9:30am EST on Tuesday, March 15th for your chance to win!

Established in the Summer of 2000, Flirt originally housed a small namesake collection designed and made by hand in Brooklyn, NY. Soon enough Flirt caught the eye of local designers and became known as the place to pick up wares by the scores of talented creatives throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan. In 2007 Flirt expanded to include Home Ec, a space where they host beginner to advanced sewing classes and provide studio space to local designers.


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    Mar 10, 2011, 05.37 PMby zoby

    I tend to gravitate to pencil skirts as part of my “work look”, but on my days off all I want is a skirt I can twirl in! Or a long boho one so I can skip shaving my legs for once :P

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    Mar 10, 2011, 05.31 PMby hobbes5

    I’m always buying A-line skirts for work, they are so structured and very feminine and never out dates.

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    Mar 10, 2011, 04.36 PMby picknstitch

    I love skirts, especially a 6-gore skirt- so feminine. Would love to get this book, thanks!

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    Mar 10, 2011, 04.28 PMby forrestnicole

    I love a good pencil skirt. Always sexy!

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    Mar 10, 2011, 04.26 PMby sewella

    A-line, circle, puffy, petticoated – I don’t mind – just let it be knee-length and has ruffles and I am good!!

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    Mar 10, 2011, 04.07 PMby Anna Nguyen

    I must win this ’cause Mar 15 is my bday!!! :)

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    Mar 10, 2011, 04.05 PMby jay283

    Like many others, I love love love A-line skirts!

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    Mar 10, 2011, 03.06 PMby robindm

    I love the element of surprise – a basic pencil skirt front view, with movement on the back (a fishtail or godet, or pleat detail)

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    Mar 10, 2011, 02.49 PMby melissajnorman

    A knee length pencil skirt is definitely the most flattering style for me… and gives me sexy feminine curves!

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    Mar 10, 2011, 02.34 PMby Madame Pelagie

    A-line skirts, and skirts with box pleats are my favourite, because they fit me well…

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    Mar 10, 2011, 02.20 PMby gellyk

    Oh, i love skirts, especially pencil skirts and A-lines :)

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    Mar 10, 2011, 01.15 PMby paolam

    I lovr all skirt but my favorite is circle skirt :D

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    Mar 10, 2011, 12.47 PMby concreteknickers

    simple A-line skirt with fance cute sexy sophisticated details and colour changes that will make the difference….could have millions of them in my closet

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    Mar 10, 2011, 11.02 AMby tmihe

    I love swishy, lined, just on or below the knee circle skirts, I love the way they move as I walk.

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    Mar 10, 2011, 09.06 AMby suntory

    An A-Line in flowy fabric. It’s soooo comfy and fun to wear.

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    Mar 10, 2011, 09.01 AMby Fuzzballette

    I like circle skirts. Love their swishiness.

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    Mar 10, 2011, 08.58 AMby psychorat

    I have nearly all kinds of skirts in my closet, but I love circle skirts in knee lenght best.

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    Mar 10, 2011, 08.09 AMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)

    An A-line skirt with decorative stitches.

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    Mar 10, 2011, 06.27 AMby magdamagda

    A line on bias- I find this style very flattering – perfect shape and flow, it soes so much for the silhouette!

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    Mar 10, 2011, 05.57 AMby merengueknitter

    I love a gored or A line skirt, especially in a knit fabric for the summer.

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    Mar 10, 2011, 05.56 AMby mixtlii

    My favourite is the circle skirt… It’s so simple but looks very tailored!

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    Mar 10, 2011, 05.56 AMby mixtlii

    My favourite is the circle skirt… It’s so simple but looks very tailored!

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    Mar 10, 2011, 05.06 AMby tspoon-1

    i’m your basic A-line girl… with fantasies of wearing a slim pencil skirt. :)

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    Mar 10, 2011, 05.04 AMby outdooranimal

    I’d be interested in creating classicly styled skirts with built in structure and substance. Keepers, if you will.

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    Mar 10, 2011, 04.32 AMby sarsaparilla

    I really love making a basic dirndl skirt, or a short four-gored skirt.

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    Mar 10, 2011, 04.12 AMby gobepu

    I am just learning to sew and I would love this book! I think skirts are a good place to start.

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    Mar 10, 2011, 04.08 AMby missdandy

    You can’t go wrong with a classic A-line skirt! Simple to make with endless possibilities for design variations. Definitely my favorite skirt style!

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    Mar 10, 2011, 03.59 AMby jpetz

    I love almost all skirts, just not minis! A-line or peasant skirts might be my favorite though. I’m all about feminine.

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    Mar 10, 2011, 03.48 AMby khowe101

    have to admit that the pencil skirt is a one-way ticket to traffic-stopping curves. So classic, elegant and effortless!

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    Mar 10, 2011, 03.41 AMby shaner82

    My all time favorite has to be the a-line. It looks good on any body type, and is so versatile! Thanks for the chance.

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