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jetlag herringbone skirt with flounce

Added Nov 11, 2007

by elainemay

Aachen, Germany






This is my first skirt, the third item in my Working Wardrobe project. I made it in the middle of the night because my jetlag was keeping me up. Yay for bargain stash fabric at 3AM! I like this pattern (from the Oct. 2006 issue of Patrones) because it is simple and elegant, but still has some visual interest in the form of a front flounce that meets the yoke in an interesting curved seam. The back is a simple A-line piece. The fabric has a very fine herringbone weave, not visible in the pictures. Tip for others: If you’re lucky enough to get your hands on an issue of Patrones, note that the sizing is 2-3 sizes bigger than Burda sizes, so check the measurements chart!





Patrones issue #249, H&M skirt pattern #71

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    Nov 13, 2007, 07.30 AMby mirela

    Beautiful and perfect for work!

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    Nov 12, 2007, 06.50 AMby lauriana

    That looks so stylish! Well done.

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    Nov 12, 2007, 04.19 AMby fashion1

    another great creation for your working wardrobe! good job!

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    Nov 11, 2007, 02.43 PMby jellybeanlupin

    I really like your skirt – great choice of style and fabric for a working wardrobe. I can see you wearing this loads. Well done.

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