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Marble Pencil Skirt

Added Apr 13, 2014

by Danielle Mac...

Brooklyn, New Yo...






I’ve had this fabric from the $1.99 a yard bargain loft lying around for a while so I thought it would be good to test this vintage pattern on. I love the print on the fabric but when I started sewing it didn’t seem to dyed very well so wherever the needle goes in you can see a little bit of white.

This is a vintage pencil skirt pattern I liked because there’s no side seams. I fully lined it with a vent in the back. It ended up being very comfortable. I decided to use an exposed zipper, but when sewing the waistband down I messed up and hit the top of the zipper. I had to take my machine in the be fixed and everything. The top bit of the zipper is dented and it won’t close all the way now. I would ordinarily have replaced it but since I had already accepted disappointments with the fabric quality, and I had had a hard time finding a zipper with the right color tape, I just left it like that. I am very pleased with it and excited to make a few more.




Spring, Fall
Garment Type
Vintage, Classic, Business
Cotton, Polyester

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    Apr 17, 2014, 01.28 AMby nrobson

    great skirt

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    Apr 16, 2014, 08.19 PMby uliorda

    I love the green lining. So beautiful.

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    Apr 16, 2014, 01.57 PMby fashionfreek


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    Apr 15, 2014, 12.43 PMby Lee Avant

    beautiful. great fabric too. and prospect park is a nice back drop:)

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    Apr 14, 2014, 03.21 PMby missjackieo

    what a nice shade of brown , i like how it matches your hair so well !

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    Apr 14, 2014, 02.27 PMby madamewu

    it looks very cute on you :)

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    Apr 14, 2014, 07.48 AMby liliv-1

    Lovely skirt, I like very much this print and the pattern you used!

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    Apr 14, 2014, 01.25 AMby rita61

    Great design for you!

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