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Posted on:9/7/07 8:08 PM

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motomoda said...
Love the skirt and the details but see why you are frustrated with the instructions. Almost looks like they were taking shortcuts by using pieces from another design :)
9/7/07 10:28 PM
Sewshot said...
I love the lines in the back of the skirt. Excellent review - thanks for the heads up on the markings. And the hem technique - quite nice.
9/7/07 11:03 PM
Tany said...
WEll done Vicki! Thanks for a very helpful review
9/8/07 6:06 AM
carolynw said...
Nice lookign skirt - glad you could work out the problems with this pattern.
9/8/07 9:46 AM
Kay Y said...
Sounds like Vogue needs some proof-readers. Nevertheless, nice skirt! I hope you are planning on the jacket too...
9/8/07 12:42 PM
kiddo said...
Thank you for the beautiful tailoring details. They really make a great looking skirt.
9/8/07 2:54 PM
Grammy Gin said...
Great review & beautiful workmanship. The skirt looks perfect on you with both ensembles. Did you mention how long it took you to make your skirt?
9/8/07 4:20 PM
hongkongshopper said...
Thanks ladies! Grammy Gin, I suppose it took me about 5 hours to make - maybe a bit longer.
9/8/07 6:13 PM
Sew4Fun said...
Nice skirt. Thanks for the heads up on the pattern's shortcomings.
9/8/07 6:56 PM
Marji said...
Lovely finish on the hem and nice job on the skirt, although I agree, it's too big. I'd be really leary of the jacket pattern with all those errors in the skirt - I'd be really tempted to write to Vogue and let them know - not that they are very responsive to that sort of mail.
9/10/07 10:08 AM
Levone said...
Nice skirt and great review! I can't wait to see your jacket.
9/10/07 4:44 PM
Monabel said...
Thanks, helpful review. I'm in the process of making the jacket, and the notches for the lower back/peplum are way off, as well. Hmm, what's up with Vogue?
1/6/08 10:15 AM
Monabel said...

1/6/08 1:08 PM
Annette1 said...
So pretty! I especially like your hem treatment. I'm anxious to try that myself. And the HAND LOTION idea -- man, do I need THAT! My middle name is STATIC.
1/16/08 1:54 PM
cleverkitty said...
great review thanks for all the tips
12/9/11 10:53 AM
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