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J Stern Designs Ribbon Skirt
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Posted on:4/11/10 6:22 AM
Last Updated:11/17/11 1:29 PM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 9 people   
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Cathy Loves Fabric said... (11/18/11 2:31 AM) Reply
I love your skirt and the belt. It never occurred to me to make some buttonholes functional and others not. Great solution!
Rhonda in Montreal said... (11/17/11 9:43 PM) Reply
Neat button function, Ruthie!! Also quite a task to sew all those nice, straight buttonholes, eh ;D
JillyBe said... (11/17/11 5:41 PM) Reply
I Love the way you've styled this! What a wonderful take on the fabric, pattern, & buttons - just beautiful!
Ann Smith said... (11/17/11 1:53 PM) Reply
Very neat current interpretation of this older pattern. Your idea about securing the buttons is one I will use. I've had that kind of wardrobe malfunction more than once!
Christas said... (4/17/10 10:38 AM) Reply
Very nice skirt! The buttons really do add a very nice detail!
bananaoil said... (4/17/10 10:12 AM) Reply
Cute skirt… I've hesitated with buttoned skirts (and even dresses) because of how they may gape when you sit down. Thanks for the tip for handling buttons in critical areas. I like the coffee theme---mmmmmm… coffee… it will go nicely with the previously themed teal items.
ryansmumAria said... (4/16/10 11:58 PM) Reply
stunning!
wreninrome said... (4/15/10 12:48 PM) Reply
that's a great idea with the buttons
QuiltSewSewSue said... (4/11/10 9:06 PM) Reply
I love the buttons down the front of the skirt. I made a skirt like this 'back then' but more like the pattern envelope with less buttons (from what I could see). Love your fabric choice and look forward to seeing it in the photos on you!
yorkshire lass said... (4/11/10 12:41 PM) Reply
Very smart skirt. I salute you and your fifteen buttonholes!! The whole pattern has some cute items in it. What a find.
Nancy Rhodes said... (4/11/10 7:44 AM) Reply
Cool take on the menswear look.. & what good thinking on your part to make some of those buttons ' non - functional '.
 
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