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Ikat Skirt

Added Nov 9, 2008

by christine-1

Stuttgart, Germany






The skirt basically consists of two rectangles, one for the belt part and one for the skirt part. It has in-seam pockets.
Ikat is a very old method that has been traditionally used in many cultures all over the world. It means that the thread is dyed before it is woven so the pattern comes out looking a bit blurry or pixely (read more here).
I have liked ikat for a long time and couldn’t believe my luck when I came across this in John Lewis for only 6 pounds/m.

Material Notes

Cotton Ikat fabric




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    Nov 19, 2009, 09.14 PMby ginasophia

    This skirt is very lovely, do you know of anywhere in Brooklyn or the city that sell this Ikat fabric?

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    Jan 15, 2009, 03.07 PMby yolandac8

    I really love it! Like the color so much! And it looks so comfortable and fits you perfectly!!!!!!!!!!

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    Nov 17, 2008, 07.18 AMby carottesauvage

    Beautiful fabric! Very elegant outfit! On your way back from Columbia flower market? :) X

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    Nov 10, 2008, 08.44 AMby jmcentee

    Great fabric! I’ll have to look for some. Skirt turned out great!

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    Nov 10, 2008, 05.38 AMby bola

    lovely skirt and love the fabric too. I want to try and pop into john lewis when I come down to London soon – i’ll look out for the Ikat fabric! bx

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    Nov 10, 2008, 03.12 AMby zozowahine

    Super-nice skirt! Another amazing, very well manufactured and wearable creation! I’m pretty jealous right now… x

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    Nov 10, 2008, 01.30 AMby fordelis

    Looks so comfy! Like it! :)

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    Nov 10, 2008, 12.35 AMby lybu

    Great skirt. Beautiful fabric and perfect fit.

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    Nov 9, 2008, 08.49 PMby erdronen

    Beautiful skirt! I love the fabric, and thanks for the added info :)

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    Nov 9, 2008, 02.35 PMby justmica

    Stylish one… Love it!!

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    Nov 9, 2008, 01.14 PMby polychromatin

    Looks great, the fabric is beautiful! Thanks for the information on Ikat, never heard it before.

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    Nov 9, 2008, 01.01 PMby sewella

    Wow – the fabric is so unique and the blend of colours is just wonderful. I didn’t know that it was called Ikat. Thank you for the link. One never knows when he/she is going to learn something new! ;)

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