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The Blueberry Meringue Skirt

Added Feb 4, 2013

by Beata Khaidu...

Oakleigh South, ...






Made using the Meringue skirt pattern from the Colette Sewing Handbook. I added a lining, and adjusted the scalloped hem to suit the scale of my fabric. This also meant taking out a bit of width at the hem to avoid a half-scallop at the side-seam!

See more info on my blog!

Material Notes

Blue and white polka dot cotton poplin and an unknown white fabric for the lining.




Summer, Spring
Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Preppy

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    Feb 8, 2013, 09.56 PMby Yuki M

    Love the fantastic effect of the scallop !!!

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    Feb 8, 2013, 04.46 AMby buddingnaturalist

    Love it!

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    Feb 7, 2013, 10.25 AMby pambox

    Excellent fabric! Works perfectly with that hem.

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    Feb 7, 2013, 02.57 AMby neveenkarnes

    very nice skirt, love the hem very creative.. works very well!!!

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    Feb 5, 2013, 09.41 AMby pampula

    lovely skirt, the fabric and scallops are very pretty! it really makes me think of blueberries:)

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    Feb 5, 2013, 12.14 AMby spulford

    Wow, what a great use of that fabric! Your pattern modifications and attention to the hem made for an amazing skirt! Now I wish we had that fabric in the states, too. :)

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    Feb 4, 2013, 09.08 PMby chillwear

    Love, love this skirt! Wish I could find the same fabric here in the states. I think the skirt looks perfect!

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    Feb 4, 2013, 03.55 PMby peipe

    Very special and good looking! Wow

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    Feb 4, 2013, 03.41 PMby anikissed

    Great idea. I have that exact fabric.

    Idea stolen :D

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      Feb 4, 2013, 09.28 PMby Beata Khaidurova

      Awesome, you will have to show me a picture of your version if you make it!!

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    Feb 4, 2013, 03.20 PMby cathysews

    It looks really great.

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    Feb 4, 2013, 02.54 PMby Moimisie

    I love how you positioned the fabric so that the scalloped edge came out just right…

    Well done!

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      Feb 4, 2013, 09.29 PMby Beata Khaidurova

      Thanks! It was a bit fiddly but I think it paid off!

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    Feb 4, 2013, 12.29 PMby Mary Athey

    This.is lovely.and.the.scalloped.edge.is fab x

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