SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
Platinum Sponsor
Fabulous Fit
Fabulous Fit

Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 4859 (Misses Skirts)

9 more reviews
Viewed 783 times 
Reviewed by:merteuil

About merteuilstar
Member since: 3/18/08
Reviews: 10 (patterns: 10)
Body Type:
Skill level:Intermediate
Favored by: 16 people
Report a problem with this review
Posted on:6/1/08 6:53 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 9 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
See other patterns in this category: Skirts    
To read this review, please Login. Only registered members can read reviews written more than 6 months ago.

Merchants on PR

O! Jolly! Shop

Sweater Knit Fabrics
Web site

Amulet Swim Fabrics

Poly/PBT swimwear fabric
Web site

Swim Style Patterns

Swimwear Gymwear Patterns
Web site

<< Previous      Next >>
16 Comments      Login to Add a Comment    
Hikerbeth said... (12/4/09 0:50 AM) Reply
Lovely clear and detailed photographs really enhance this review. Especially as most of us sewers are visual people. Well Done!
cathy45 said... (6/2/08 8:54 AM) Reply
The contrast is well done--This is soo chic looking!
MagpieJen said... (6/2/08 0:23 AM) Reply
That is a smashing skirt! I love the flare of the hem, and I think the contrast really flatters the figure.
MareeAlison said... (6/1/08 6:58 PM) Reply
To be honest I wasn't sure at first about the contrasting fabrics but when I saw your photo album I was convinced. This is fantastic - you should really wear it.
sew42mom said... (6/1/08 5:02 PM) Reply
Wear it!!!
okie2thdoc said... (6/1/08 4:50 PM) Reply
I think the high contrast is what makes this skirt great. I'd definitely wear it with some cute strappy heels. If I had the ability to mix like that, I'd do it more often- wear it with a little attitude;) it's very fashionable.
Beek said... (6/1/08 2:39 PM) Reply
Great skirt. I bet it will look flattering when you walk in it. It will have movement and style.
Sic said... (6/1/08 2:25 PM) Reply
Lovely skirt - the contrast is very striking, but tasteful! Choosing linen for the fabric was truly inspired!
Tiner W said... (6/1/08 1:20 PM) Reply
Beautiful! I love the contrast!
CarolynGM said... (6/1/08 11:41 AM) Reply
I love the drama of the high contrast. This is a beautiful skirt.
edot said... (6/1/08 11:13 AM) Reply
I think it's excellent! Sometimes contrast works better in theory, other times better in person; and while I don't think I'm adventurous enough to have thought to put black and white together, I think the result is much more striking and fantastic than a lesser contrasting pair. Kudos! It looks lovely on you.
fabeins said... (6/1/08 10:27 AM) Reply
That's beautiful. DO wear it!
nglalala said... (6/1/08 10:08 AM) Reply
the skirt looks great!
Nancy Rhodes said... (6/1/08 8:10 AM) Reply
High contrast is high style.. great skirt... Great selection & execution. Wear it.. it is fabulous! So perfect for a little summer sizzle.
merteuil said... (6/1/08 7:55 AM) Reply
thanks morzel. I have some of both fabrics left over, and was considering using them to make a top. I was thinking of Vogue 8393 View C, with the upper part in cream, just as you suggest.
morzel said... (6/1/08 7:43 AM) Reply
The contrast is just what I like with this skirt! I find the colours much better chosen than the example on the patternpage. So go for it! Why not sew something matching for it? Black tee with cream neckband or such?
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
Online Class
Beginners Guide to Dyeing Fabrics
Beginners Guide to Dyeing Fabrics

Class Details

Online Class
All About Buttons and Buttonholes
All About Buttons and Buttonholes

Class Details

McCall's 4490

by: Sybella

Curve Runner 8 inch (New and Improved!)

Curve Runner 8 inch (New and Improved!)

Pattern Details
Victoria Jones Collection Pattern 205

Victoria Jones Collection Pattern 205

Pattern Details
Vogue Patterns 1205

by: SewLuva