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Math Lord
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Date: 8/12/13 11:47 AM

Does anybody know of a yoked, pleated skirt pattern with panels? I have some pretty funny cotton with happy faces wearing bandanas. Obviously it's not age-appropriate for a 40-something year old high school teacher, but I just love the colors and happiness of it. So I thought I could use it as the inside panels of box pleats on a yoked skirt. I tried googling that description but didn't come up with much. Does anyone know of such a skirt pattern off the top of their head?
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Date: 8/12/13 5:11 PM

Like this? Out-of-print, but you could probably get it on Ebay or Etsy (and in fact McCalls are selling it direct on that link).
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Date: 8/12/13 6:20 PM

A few ideas - some of them have godets rather than box pleats though.

Burda 7300
Burda 8118
New Look 6944
New Look 6079
Simmplicity 4188

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Date: 8/13/13 7:35 AM

This person has instructions, instead of a pattern, so nothing to buy... Could be worth a try!
perfect pleated skirt
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Date: 8/13/13 8:10 AM

Not a pattern, but I recently ran across a tutorial for a box-pleated apron using contrast fabrics. It might be helpful!

http://sawdustgirl.com/2011/07/06/pleated-apron-tutorial/

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Date: 8/14/13 5:48 PM

If you can get a hold of this Burda Magazinr, there is a really cute double inverted pleat skirt in it.

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Date: 8/15/13 5:14 PM

Sorry I'm late to this party, but I found a tutorial on how to add contrasting box pleats to a pattern. So if you have the yoked skirt, you can add your own. I love the idea of a wild print, hidden in a demure skirt!
BurdaStyle tutorial
Good luck, and I can't wait to see the finished skirt!
judy
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