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Striped, Cropped, and Pleated

Added Jan 20, 2014

by alaney

Boston, Massachu...






At some point during the summer I came across three yards of this striped silk taffeta in the prettiest shades of cream and greenish-gold. It was much to hot at that time to think of working with a fabric with this weight and body, but I knew it would was destined to be a full midi-length skirt with dramatic box pleats at some time in the future. So come the beginning of December it was finally the appropriate weather and season to get working on a festive striped silk skirt! While working on this skirt, I saw this collection which included this top and it was perfectly clear to me what had to be done.

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    Jan 27, 2014, 12.24 AMby misslivia

    Fabulous use of that fabric!

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    Jan 25, 2014, 12.26 PMby sewing fanatic

    this is a great looking set

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    Jan 24, 2014, 03.40 PMby MegH

    Love this! I am obsessed… need to make something like this haha.

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    Jan 24, 2014, 12.56 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

    gorgeous :) love the colours of that silk. so enviable! also yes, your links appear to not be working….! I want to see haha!

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      Feb 27, 2014, 04.42 PMby alaney

      Sorry it took so long, but I think I was able to fix the links… I am so glad you like it!

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    Jan 24, 2014, 08.52 AMby Inga 888

    like your choice of patterns for this fabric. looks fresh and original. great photos too :)

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    Jan 21, 2014, 07.04 AMby chichil

    I love your ensemble, the proportions are lovely and your fabric is gorgeous!

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    Jan 21, 2014, 02.36 AMby ariation

    This is lovely! I don’t think your links are working.

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    Jan 21, 2014, 12.11 AMby alice9163

    Stunning and unique outfit. Awesome pics! Good work

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