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Everywhichway Pinstripe Skirt

Added Sep 5, 2008

by elneenya

Hazel Park, Mich...






I have a fondness for stripes because they have a way of showing off the architectural elements that I like best.

I made this skirt from six straight-of-grain rectangular panels alternated with six bias-cut triangular panels.

The waistband is nothing more than a straight-of-grain binding.

The invisible zipper falls at a slight angle as it is inserted into one of the skirt’s existing seams.

Material Notes

*Cotton/Lycra shirting in white with black pinstripes of varying widths
*Invisible zipper




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    Oct 5, 2008, 05.39 AMby trploceanmoon

    Fantastic job!!!! I WANT ONE! :)

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    Sep 7, 2008, 08.42 AMby sunnyb64

    The stripe pattern really makes that skirt— I love how you used it. And welcome to the site! :)

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    Sep 6, 2008, 07.55 PMby elneenya

    Wow! Thanks, everyone! This is the first “creation” I’ve posted here, and it’s nice to see that everyone is so complimentary here on burdastyle! I’ll post more soon!

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    Sep 5, 2008, 10.17 PMby the-gilded-bee

    What a fantastic skirt! I love the design, and the use of the material is very clever.

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    Sep 5, 2008, 10.11 PMby akazukinchan


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    Sep 5, 2008, 05.34 PMby bluejewels

    Wow, great idea, very cool!

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    Sep 5, 2008, 04.13 PMby karencilla

    Great job. You manipulated very well the stripes.

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    Sep 5, 2008, 03.52 PMby ghainskom

    Very interesting. Simple yet somewhat sophisticated. I’d like to see on worn.

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    Sep 5, 2008, 02.17 PMby carlatv

    I like your idea on how to hide the zipper. I’ll have to remember that.

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    Sep 5, 2008, 01.39 PMby sass-a-frass

    really nice! i like the style!

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