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It's a burgundy & navy autumn: Burda 09/2015 wool flounce sk...

Added Sep 27, 2015

by Irina Schwab

Aylesbury, Unite...






I was given this dark navy wool fabric a few weeks ago, and I finally got round to turn it into … something.

Fabric like this is quite rare, and I am so lucky to have been enough for something more than a plain miniskirt. I love flounce skirts, and this is not the first time I have made one.

I used the pattern in Burda style 09/2015 and spiced it up with a red zip and red silk satin lining. The hem is finished with red bias binding.

Perfect match for all my burgundy tops!

Photographed with knit top, Carven; chiffon and rib knit top, Bershka. Boots: M&S Autograph; Necklace, Lola Rose. Sunglasses: Tod’s

Material Notes

100% wool, satin




Fall, Winter
Garment Type

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    Oct 7, 2015, 06.59 AMby sewing fanatic

    wonderful ruffly edge and seams on the skirt, love it; top has a nice shape to it too x

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    Sep 29, 2015, 08.09 PMby rita61

    Great skirt, nice with the red.

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    Sep 28, 2015, 04.59 PMby liliv-1

    Fabulous look! I love the mix of colors!

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      Sep 28, 2015, 10.26 PMby Irina Schwab

      Quite plain and functional, really. What you need for the English weather :-)

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    Sep 28, 2015, 03.31 PMby Mary Athey

    This is lovely on you irina, great styling and lovely photos as well x

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      Sep 28, 2015, 10.27 PMby Irina Schwab

      Thank you, Mary. It’s so frustrating, I wish I had time to make an entire autumn wardrobe. Instead – I made an easy skirt :-)

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    Sep 28, 2015, 06.09 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Looks fabulous on you Irina – and it’s so great for this time of year!

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      Sep 28, 2015, 10.29 PMby Irina Schwab

      That’s definitely my fabric! What I love about heavy wool is that no matter what you make out of it, it will look and feel structured and expensive. I avoid sheer fabrics, really. The wool is my absolute favourite :-) I wish I had the time you have for more and mire sewing!!

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      Sep 29, 2015, 03.15 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Wool is really lovely! – and I wish I would have more time too…..! think I’m a sewaholic and I use the moments I have for sewing in weekends and holidays – and it makes me so happy ;-)

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    Sep 28, 2015, 03.21 AMby ndimi

    This is lovely. And it looks like you have great fun wearing it!

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      Sep 28, 2015, 10.31 PMby Irina Schwab

      Awww, Thanks x. The only thing that cheers me up at the moment is finishing and photographing a project in my little garden :-) It doesn’t matter what project, any project!!

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    Sep 27, 2015, 07.02 PMby cchristie

    Good addition to the wardrobe. Love the styling and the red detailing makes this look like a designer piece. Don’t tell!

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      Sep 27, 2015, 07.38 PMby Irina Schwab

      Thank you so much! I wish I had more to make a cape, too!

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    Sep 27, 2015, 06.25 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

    Very nice skirt! The red details do make the difference. I love your burgundy tops too…

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      Sep 27, 2015, 07.41 PMby Irina Schwab

      Oh, thank you so much x

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