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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 11-2008-117 (Paneled and gored skirt)

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Posted on:12/2/08 10:07 PM


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Joann Eidhoff said... (12/24/08 5:34 AM) Reply
Thanks for your review. Now I know what to expect for my New Year's Eve skirt (that's still on the boltaqge in the store). Corners aren't my thing either, so your hint about sewing from the pivot comes just in time. Have fun wearing your gorgeious skirt!
Beek said... (12/4/08 4:29 PM) Reply
This is such a flattering skirt. I love the style. And how wise of you to insert elastic at the waist. Not only will you look fabulous but you'll feel great, too!
Izzie said... (12/4/08 2:47 PM) Reply
Thankyou all for you kind comments! sb1280, I only tried Dr. Sue's method. The main thing that kept the puckers from happening was to sew FROM the pivot point and not TO it.
Vintage Joan said... (12/3/08 6:17 PM) Reply
Wonderful!!
sb1280 said... (12/3/08 5:19 PM) Reply
I really love this skirt. From the BWOF pictures I didn't notice the unusual gored skirt. Thanks for bringing it to my attention - I love it and it's going on my to-do list! You said you used Dr. Sue's tip for sewing corners - did you try any of the other methods? Just curious! Excellent work!
CynthiaSue said... (12/3/08 1:45 PM) Reply
this looks beautiful and thank you so much for posting the link to the message board! that is a great thread!!
Lucy in Virginia said... (12/3/08 11:29 AM) Reply
Very nice skirt!
crisford said... (12/3/08 11:07 AM) Reply
Thanks for the "inside" info on this skirt! I knew there had to be something different about this recurring style... Still a winner!
sailor girl said... (12/3/08 7:30 AM) Reply
Really gorgeous!
Nancy K said... (12/3/08 0:35 AM) Reply
Great skirt! Glad it worked for you.
Christas said... (12/3/08 0:02 AM) Reply
Very nice skirt! Looks so pretty!
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (12/3/08 0:01 AM) Reply
Beautiful drape and flow. This silhouette is my favorite type of skirt. It has a really classic look. The color is gorgeous.
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (12/2/08 11:57 PM) Reply
Beautiful drape and flow. This silhouette is my favorite type of skirt. It has a really classic look. The color is gorgeous.
sewtime said... (12/2/08 11:32 PM) Reply
Beautiful skirt, pretty!
Lori V said... (12/2/08 11:32 PM) Reply
Very pretty and what a nice shape and drape.
Annette1 said... (12/2/08 10:57 PM) Reply
VERY nice, and what a FABULOUS drape this skirt has! Such a flattering silhouette too. :o)
 
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