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Pencil Skirts Burda 02/2011 #103A

Added Mar 15, 2011

by analogue

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I fell in love with this pattern when I saw February’s issue of Burda magazine, it’s a classic elegant pencil skirt that fits beautifully, even though I didn’t use stretch fabric as recommended. I made up 2, one in houndstooth wool and one in cotton. Both skirts are fully lined.

Material Notes

cotton/wool, lining fabric, zip




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Business, Classic, Goth/Gothic Lolita, Other, Vintage
Cotton, Blends, Wool

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  • Eva_habermann_large

    May 6, 2011, 06.50 AMby Kora13

    Bravo! Chciałbym moc uszyć taką ,potrzebuję wykroju ,nie mam Burdy z lutego ,szkoda

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    Apr 1, 2011, 02.02 PMby sewneenee

    Your skirts look fantastic, great styling too! You have really inspired me to try this pattern!

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      Apr 2, 2011, 06.16 PMby analogue

      Thank you! And go for it, it’s a great pattern – looking forward to seeing your version!

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    Mar 17, 2011, 07.55 AMby loulourosa

    wow so fast you’ve made those skirts! they look great!

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      Mar 17, 2011, 10.42 AMby analogue

      Thank you! They’re my favourite skirts for the moment :-)

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    Mar 16, 2011, 01.55 PMby tamezdc

    Very nice skirts!

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    • Avawa_large

      Mar 16, 2011, 07.30 PMby analogue

      Thank you very much!

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    Mar 15, 2011, 11.55 PMby Testosterone

    You are back in rare form!

    Luv both of them!

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      Mar 16, 2011, 07.30 PMby analogue

      Thank you, you’re sweet :)

  • Charlie-deeshadows1_large

    Mar 15, 2011, 07.07 PMby smallone

    That houndstooth version is so stylin!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Mar 15, 2011, 08.14 PMby analogue

      Thanks! I love houndstooth :)

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    Mar 15, 2011, 04.44 PMby tanitisis

    Gorgeous! I’ve been eyeing this pattern, too…

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      Mar 15, 2011, 05.01 PMby analogue

      Thank you! And go for it & post the result, I’d love to see your version!

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    Mar 15, 2011, 04.26 PMby anajan

    They’re both looking great, and fit you so well. I should give it a try, would love to see how some striped fabric would look with this. P.S. thanks for the lovely comments on my “S” coat. ;-)

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      Mar 15, 2011, 04.33 PMby analogue

      Thank you and you’re welcome ;) The february print issue of Burda magazine featured a version of the skirt in pinstripe that looks very classy. I may well make another one in a similar fabric…

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    Mar 15, 2011, 04.12 PMby janene

    Very classy, in classic fabrics, especially teamed with the seamed stockings! So glad you posted your version to prove that it doesn’t need a stretch fabric… I was wondering if it was poss! :-)

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      Mar 15, 2011, 04.30 PMby analogue

      Thank you! I made the skirt in size 36 (my regular size for Burda patterns) and it’s very snug around the hips, but still loose enough to walk, sit down etc. It would probably be more comfortable in stretch fabric, but I like my pencil skirts to be slightly restrictive so prefer non-stretch fabric.

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    Mar 15, 2011, 03.15 PMby macmonika

    Love it – Great Job, looks great on you ;)

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      Mar 15, 2011, 04.26 PMby analogue

      Thank you very much :)

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