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Flouncey, Fancy & Fun Skirts

Added Jan 27, 2014

by ronnielee

Sydney, Australia






McCall’s 6842 Version B but cut length A (Hope I’m not kidding myself wearing a mini?) 
I know you aren’t supposed to after a certain age (not telling how old I’m am) suffice to say I should know better!
I love this skirt so sew much; it’s simple and can be dressed up. Endless mixing and matching of fabrics.
1st version is with my beloved leftover ponti. I omitted a zip since fabric had good amount of stretch and added a wide elasticated band.

2nd version made from vintage fabric from (Retro Age Vintage Fabric) 70’s print http://www.vintagefabrics.com.au/

The top I’m wearing is made from a 1950’s romper. I started making the romper but gave up with the shorts part since they were so big and just went with making a separate top (need more tops anyway).
The initial design was with shoulder straps but thought I’d add a bit of pizzazz with a crossover front.

Material Notes

1 mtr ponti
1 cotton
25cm Invisible zip
Top – polished cotton 1/2 mtr
opened ended side zip




Garment Type

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    Feb 1, 2014, 05.35 PMby sleepy-dumpling

    The skirts are brilliant and you’ve definitely got the legs for mini skirts!

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    Jan 27, 2014, 09.52 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Lovely outfits! Very chic and cool :-))

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    Jan 27, 2014, 09.16 PMby Mary Athey

    All three items look great on you ronnie lee and who dictates what we should wear anyway?? You have great legs so show them of!! The fabric you used is all lovely.x

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