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my little red corvette: burda 8155

Added Mar 28, 2013

by oliviabones

Brooklyn, New Yo...






Fire engine red pencil skirt with black cherry lining, made from Burda 8155. I added a vent instead of a slip, and drafted a contour waistband instead of using the pieces provided by the pattern.

more details: http://brightasbuttons.blogspot.com/2013/03/little-red-corvette.html

Material Notes

wool gabardine, rayon




Garment Type

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    May 4, 2014, 02.31 PMby Lulu Araujo

    I like this. I am not a huge fan of red myself but I do like the style of this skirt. Well done you skills will improve in no time.

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    Mar 28, 2013, 06.29 AMby Mary Athey

    oh its fab and the lining gives it such a classy look. i normally line dresses skirts etc in cheap fabric, my rule of thumb being no one will get to see the inside? my attitude has changed slightly though.i love seeing a gorgeous lining on projects so i will use nicee lining on items i’ll wear mire than once or twice lol x

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      Mar 28, 2013, 11.42 AMby oliviabones

      thanks! the rayon was pretty cheap, too — I think it was meant for shirting, but it wasn’t very nice shirting so I figured it would make a better lining! :)

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