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Pink polka dot jenny skirt

Added Aug 9, 2011

by Madame Pelagie

Thessaloniki, Gr...






This is my first go with the jenny skirt pattern. It came out pretty good, but could be a lot nicer if the fabric had been better. I also made the mistake of not cutting the interface on the bias, and it’s caused the belt of the skirt to shrink quite a bit. Anyhow, I like the shade of the skirt (which actually is not as pinki as it shows in the pics), and it’s very nice when worn with a white shirt tucked in.
The top is from Burda magazine 07/2011 (Mod. 113, here on burdastyle.com appears as “07/2011 Top with rose brooch”), which is the first pattern I tried to trace from the magazine, and was’t as difficult as I thought. Again, I think the top would look better with a more fluid fabric, like silk.

Material Notes

The skirt is made out of 100% cotton fabric, which wasn’t that wise of a decision for a skirt that slim, because it wrinkles a lot.
The top is made of cotton shirting fabric, with a bit of elastic in it, and for the sleeves I used synthetic organza with little white polka dots.




Garment Type
Classic, Romantic
Cotton, Blends

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    Aug 11, 2011, 07.31 PMby peaches2218

    I love the sleeve detail!

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    Aug 9, 2011, 04.32 PMby Lolibraun

    I love it!

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    Aug 9, 2011, 04.23 PMby marcy harriell | oonaballoona

    holy LOVE. i think the polka dot fabric is gorgeous, the sleeves are genius, complete outfit ROCKSVILLE.

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      Aug 9, 2011, 08.39 PMby Madame Pelagie

      Thank you so much for your kind words, you are too generous…
      I really like your projects too.

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