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Sunrise skirt

Added Jul 10, 2010

by kristykat

Siracusa, Italy






I’m pretty excited about this skirt.

Firstly, it’s my first effort publishing my projects on Burda. Hooray!

Secondly, this beautiful fabric was quite the find at the market, and only cost me eight euro.
I’m still new to this, so I’m not sure of the fabric, but it’s really light and flowy with a bit of stretch, so I assume it’s some kind of cotton blend.
I used Butterick 5285, which I had already made once in my very first sewing effort about three months ago. That one was a heavier cotton and a beautiful red. This time, I inverted the pleats on the front of the skirt. I also ditched the straight waistband in favour of a wider, more curved version (I also did this last time). Still, it could sit a bit flatter I think. My favourite part? The pockets for sure. I want to add pockets to everything!

So, happy days. A light, girly, twirly summer skirt. Hurrah!

Material Notes

Cotton blend




Garment Type

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    Jul 12, 2010, 05.37 AMby minkyone

    That skirt looks so good on you!

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    Jul 11, 2010, 10.44 PMby ginasophia

    Beautiful Fabric!

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    Jul 11, 2010, 03.40 PMby fabricaddict

    It looks great! and what beautiful fabric

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    Jul 11, 2010, 07.10 AMby nenasew

    You are right about the fabric being a find. Its gorgeous and you made a gorgeous skirt.

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    Jul 11, 2010, 03.49 AMby salinda

    This skirt is wonderful! I love the colors of the fabric and the “swish” in your skirt.

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    Jul 10, 2010, 11.35 PMby pink-cornelia

    love it, so cute. hope to se more of your projects.

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