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Mint Green Linen A-line Skirt

Added Jul 17, 2010

by keren

Tel Aviv, Israel






I drafted this gored A-line skirt according to the “Metric Pattern Cutting” book. T’was fun and came out well I think! I love the fabric, which I got on sale because it was a leftover at the fabric shop. I used top-stitching thread for the first time – I enjoyed it and I like the result. There’s a mistake at the waistband – it is too straight (should curve more) and also I did the button wrong, but anyway, I am very pleased. More info in my blog. Tell me what you think!

Material Notes

mint green linen fabric, off-white top-stitching thread, button




Garment Type
Casual, Classic

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    Jul 21, 2010, 06.47 PMby seasidelaundry

    Think this book will become a favorite! “Mistakes” invisible…so time well spent. Pretty and flattering style, too!

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    Jul 21, 2010, 06.10 PMby sew-so

    Great color and fit. Nice job, you can wear it anywhere. Very cute skirt.

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    Jul 18, 2010, 05.21 AMby libbysharf

    I love it! the fabric is perfect for this skirt, the color is natural and beautiful, and it looks great on you! I can’t see any mistake here…

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      Jul 18, 2010, 12.26 PMby keren

      Thanks! :-) Even though there are small mistakes I agree you can’t really see them and I did learn from them for next time! I also love the fabric and its color.

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    Jul 18, 2010, 02.12 AMby Nessa *

    Cute, simple skirt. I like it!

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    Jul 17, 2010, 06.32 PMby ninnukka

    very cute!

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    Jul 17, 2010, 06.06 PMby marvage

    This fits so well! I really like it on you. Sounds like the book makes pattern drafting pretty simple.

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    Jul 17, 2010, 04.04 PMby Holly Paddock

    I think it is really cute and will get lots of wear.

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