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Pheasants are so pleasant! A skirt for fall.

Added Nov 22, 2009

by alexus1325

Timmins, Canada






Birthday fabric bought in March = skirt cut out and basted in April = procrastinate til it’s actually FALL to make your fall pheasant skirt :P

I love Japanese culture, so when I was invited fabric shopping by my bf’s mom for a birthday gift, I knew this pheasant-print quilter’s cotton was destined for a fall/winter skirt! Cuz pheasants are a fall motif, and all that.

The front is Marie, the waistband is modified from Marie’s (it’s one long piece, instead of a front and back), and the back is from a pencil skirt pattern circa 1992. The whole kaboodle is shortened by about 4 inches and the hem is my second-ever blind hem. I had some fitting issues, because it seems the top of the waistband on BOTH skirts was designed to fall at the waist, and I wanted the bottom of the waistband to fall at the waist. I had to take almost two inches out because of the extreme difference between my waist and hip measurements.

Material Notes

Quilters cotton, very thick and soft.




Garment Type
Classic, Vintage

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    May 21, 2012, 05.07 AMby buddingnaturalist

    Lovely! I really like the colours.

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    Jan 11, 2011, 08.16 PMby marlalalalere

    I see you have your Marie of your own…with a very original fabric!

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    Nov 22, 2009, 08.32 AMby pink-cornelia

    wow the fabric is so beautiful, lovely skirt, looks great on you!

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