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Posted on:3/23/06 2:30 PM
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jacalhoun said... (3/24/06 8:59 AM) Reply
Wow, thanks everyone, for the wonderful comments! Peggy L, THANK YOU for the "no waist" adjustment directions. That sure seems easy to do. Now I won't be afraid to do more skirts. touran, no, I won't be making the jacket. First, I NEVER wear jackets. Second, I think that particular style would look awfully boxy and shapeless on my figure. Katharine, I haven't actually worn this skirt anywhere yet, other than to take the picture, so I don't know if there's any gaposis, but there's about a 3" overlap, so even if the buttons gape a bit, it wouldn't show anything.
Katharine in BXL said... (3/24/06 8:51 AM) Reply
Thank you thank you thank you for posting this! What a great idea in denim, and frankly your version is more slimming than the original. Great idea to make it as a seperate, and even better as a denim skirt. Looks great! Is there any gaposis when sitting?
Danvillegirl said... (3/24/06 5:28 AM) Reply
Nice skirt. Like the topstitching.
Helen near Sydney said... (3/24/06 1:00 AM) Reply
I think you've done a fabulous job.
Mariko said... (3/24/06 0:51 AM) Reply
I love the style! Very cute on you. Since I have not subscribed the magazine yet, I need to buy this issue from a seller in London again!
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (3/23/06 6:09 PM) Reply
One kewl skirt, love the topstitching. I'll have to try this one too.
joyoussprite said... (3/23/06 5:14 PM) Reply
Cute, cute, cute.
BjP said... (3/23/06 4:45 PM) Reply
Wow - I love this! Great job! I bet you will really wear this a lot since it looks wonderful on you.
Sweeta said... (3/23/06 3:41 PM) Reply
Nice! Pretty buttons, and nice job on top stitching! I'll look up this pattern in my Burda tonight.
MickeyFan said... (3/23/06 3:28 PM) Reply
That is so cute! You've inspired me to give this on a try.
touran said... (3/23/06 3:19 PM) Reply
Very nice. You're right - it's the perfect pattern for denim. Have you thought making the matching jacket from denim also? They'd look great together.
Peggy L said... (3/23/06 3:17 PM) Reply
Very cute! Your topstitching looks really nice. I do that "no waist" adjustment all the time!!! Measure the skirt waist versus your waist (plus ease) divide by 4 and add that amount to each side seam. This is for standard skirt. I've always heard you don't add to the center front or back. HTH
Marita Kinnula said... (3/23/06 3:13 PM) Reply
Jess, your skirt is fine, I think it might be a good thing that you didn't put those buttons so wide apart, it could've made you look wider, congrats!!! :-) Marita
starchildmom said... (3/23/06 2:53 PM) Reply
Nice! Your description of the skirt is better than the magazine. I mught have to give this skirt a try.
Mufffet said... (3/23/06 2:44 PM) Reply
Very nice skirt! Looks very well made and good on you.
Speech girl said... (3/23/06 2:39 PM) Reply
Very cute skirt! Now I really wish my issue would arrive.
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