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Metropolitan Retro Skirt

Added Aug 26, 2013

by papermothbal...

Brooklyn, New Yo...






This is the first pattern I drafted, given its a circle skirt, but you got to start somewhere! I made it about a year and a half ago. The fabric is my mother’s vintage bed sheets from the 70s. It freaked my sister out a little haha. More pictures of it on my blog:


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Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Bohemian, Casual, Classic, Vintage

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    Aug 31, 2013, 11.42 PMby Mari Np

    Amazing pics and skirt!

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    Aug 28, 2013, 03.55 PMby gemmafloyd

    Beautiful skirt color, beautiful photo shoot!

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    Aug 27, 2013, 03.49 PMby chillwear

    adorable, love the vintage sheet used in this project!

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    Aug 27, 2013, 10.01 AMby liliv-1

    Great skirt, styling and pictures!

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    Aug 27, 2013, 07.01 AMby claudinka

    Ah, your sister has no idea of style. ;-) It’s a great skirt. And great pictures, too!

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    Aug 27, 2013, 05.20 AMby JillRM

    So very sweet!! I remember my grandma had sheets similar to that, but I haven’t seen anything like that in years!! Lovely pictures!

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      Aug 27, 2013, 02.08 PMby papermothballvintage

      Thank you, there is a yellow and orange set floating around somewhere that I have to locate!

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    Aug 26, 2013, 07.55 PMby byVA

    I ENVY YOU….. such a great pictures, and such a great projects…. and for sure, after this skirt, I will go and check my moms bed sheets :)

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      Aug 26, 2013, 08.52 PMby papermothballvintage

      Thank you! The sheet was just so perfectly soft. Haha

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    Aug 26, 2013, 06.07 PMby Linnae --

    Wonderful photos!

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      Aug 26, 2013, 06.24 PMby papermothballvintage

      Thank you, I checked out your website, it’s really nice, great pics too.

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    Aug 26, 2013, 05.32 PMby Mary Athey

    I agree with trudy. your photos are lovely, especially the one with the vespa (scooter). the skirts fab x

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      Aug 26, 2013, 06.22 PMby papermothballvintage

      Thank you! Your children’s wear projects are so cute!

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      Aug 26, 2013, 06.29 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you xx

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    Aug 26, 2013, 05.16 PMby Trudy McGrath

    You always have the most wonderful pictures on Burda :)

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