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Pattern Reviews> Ottobre Woman Magazine> 02-2009-09 (Pearly skirt)

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Posted on:1/12/10 5:54 PM


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what is not taken said... (1/13/10 2:09 PM) Reply
Beautiful skirt. I will have to order and make this pattern myself. I hope that mine is a success too. Thank you for the review and I love reading your blogs.
TracyTheMaterialGirl said... (1/13/10 8:32 AM) Reply
Oops! I wonder why I thought it was Norwegian - apologies to the Ottobre guys.
Rebecca D said... (1/13/10 6:48 AM) Reply
Thanks for the tip on the sizing. This is a great looking skirt and I love your video.
sewme47 said... (1/12/10 8:49 PM) Reply
Ottobre is a Finnish company. Oops, just saw Joan1954's comment!
Christas said... (1/12/10 8:34 PM) Reply
Very cute!
Vintage Joan said... (1/12/10 8:10 PM) Reply
Wonderful -- what a cool skirt! Very nice review. Your blog and video are terrific, too. (P.S. Slight correction -- Ottobre is Finnish, not Norwegian. :) )
ingysoup said... (1/12/10 6:08 PM) Reply
Gorgeous skirt! Wish I could see the pattern. Yep, Pattern Idol 2010 to be sure!
 
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