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Decades of Style: 4006 (1940's Arches Skirt) - Type:Skirts    printable version
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lamstu said...
I've been thinking about this skirt off and on for awhile. Yours is so great that it's definitely back on! I love the way the tencel is soft and also holds the details. It looks like you did a nice job of the sewing too, despite your problems. (Sometimes if I have to piece a waistband or other long straight piece, I cut on the straight grain and use a bias seam to join. When you fold it over, none of the seam is on top of itself, so no bulk. Just an idea...)
5/27/10 7:55 PM
carnelian said...
Thanks so much for your thoughtful, detailed description and guidance in this review. I've admired these patterns for a long time. Your insights are encouraging.
5/27/10 9:33 PM
drsue said...
Nice job! I've had this pattern in my stash for a while. Your review is very helpful.
5/27/10 9:35 PM
TJSEWS said...
Beautiful! I love how neatly you pieced everything together.
5/27/10 9:58 PM
Vintage Joan said...
What a wonderful skirt! :) It looks so much prettier made up than it does in their drawing.
5/28/10 11:01 AM
barbcl said...
Beautiful skirt and lovely topstitching.
5/28/10 3:48 PM
JillyBe said...
Thank you for your kind comments everyone! :)
5/28/10 8:25 PM
marec said...
Oh, this is perfect-the design, the workmanship, the styling. Love it!
5/29/10 9:59 AM
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