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Hipster Deer Skirt

Added Mar 29, 2013

By MegH

Toronto, Canada






I got this Hipster Deer fabric from Harts Fabric back in December, and I have been pondering what to do with it. I wanted a simple design pattern, and something that I could mix and match in my wardrobe. A skirt was the perfect thing to make! I decided to make the under skirt from this Layered Skirt pattern. I loved the dart placement and it fits so well!

My original plan was to add a shorter over-skirt…but plans changed, and after I attached it I knew it didn’t look quite right. Sometimes things look great in my head and illustrations, but when brought to life it fails to deliver. So instead, I added a center back exposed zipper to add some edge to this hipster skirt. This skirt pattern fits so great, and I can’t wait to make it in a bunch of other fabrics for spring and summer time.

Check out my sewing process in the latest edition of Meg’s Magazine Mash Up: March Issue

Material Notes

5% linen, 45% cotton




Spring, Summer, Fall

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    Jul 26, 2013, 08.42 PMby therajoyce

    I adore this skirt! So cute! :)

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    Mar 29, 2013, 08.38 PMby lienepien

    Nice skirt! And those reindeers with glasses on great!

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      Mar 31, 2013, 01.26 AMby MegH

      Thanks so much, I just love the fabric print. It’s so quirky.

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    Mar 29, 2013, 06.09 PMby Mary Athey

    i think this is gorgeous on you and the fabrics fab. i thought it was just spotty until i looked at in on my laptop. its adorable xx

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      Mar 31, 2013, 01.54 AMby MegH

      Thanks Mary, I know the deer with glasses were a nice surprise for me as well when I first saw the fabric.

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