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Pattern Reviews> Dos de Tejas> 5023 (Piccadilly skirt)

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Posted on:8/9/04 8:46 PM
Last Updated:8/9/04 8:53 PM


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FreyaStark said... (1/2/11 7:37 AM) Reply
A gorgeous skirt and a great outfit.
AnneM said... (8/15/04 10:36 AM) Reply
Now that's a lot of fabric! Sounds like a skirt to go dancing in.
TanyaMT said... (8/14/04 7:30 PM) Reply
What a beautiful skirt, and the top you made to go with it is perfect. 10 yards of material though ... I'm amazed. It doesn't look like that much material when you are standing in the photo.
galadriel45 said... (8/10/04 10:42 PM) Reply
I have read all of your reviews you just posted and just love your stuff. You are now on my favorite reviewer list. Thanks for posting and I look forward to more!
Debbie Cook said... (8/10/04 9:57 PM) Reply
Beautiful skirt and top! Very feminine and flattering on you.
Hilary said... (8/10/04 5:36 PM) Reply
Beautiful!
Dobedowawa said... (8/10/04 11:17 AM) Reply
Love it!
petra said... (8/10/04 9:42 AM) Reply
Thanks, I had to put the skirt in the middle of the room and spread out the material in all directions (you attach about 7 yds to the yoke before it is trimmed to length!), then use a tape measure to mark down the hem length as I went around. Hopelessly inaccurate, but didn't seem to matter! This was the perfect material for this skirt. I might try making it again in a slightly heavier, but still drapey++ fabric sometime (probably with a Joann's 50% off coupon!)
D1Diva said... (8/10/04 9:33 AM) Reply
Absolutely awesome. This is where the $1 table at Walmart would come in handy if you can find pretty, drapey fabric there. Great job on a challenging project!
Danvillegirl said... (8/10/04 6:43 AM) Reply
Lovely outfit. The skirt is great, but sew much fabric!! I like the top with the skirt, great outfit. Great review.
Mrs. Cecil said... (8/10/04 6:26 AM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful! The fabric and fit are perfect. Did you use any special techniques to hold the fabric in place while laying it out?
Modiste Madness said... (8/9/04 10:30 PM) Reply
That is a beautiful skirt. I have the pattern do but haven't made because I have yet to find fabric that I like cheap enough that I like.
PVA said... (8/9/04 10:05 PM) Reply
Gazooks, what a beautiful skirt & top! Thanks for the review, it really is lovely.
touran said... (8/9/04 9:55 PM) Reply
Thanks for the review. It's a beautiful skirt and such great fabric. It looks fabulous.
Patti B said... (8/9/04 9:01 PM) Reply
Lovely outfit, Petra; beautiful fabric. Was laying it out a challenge with all that yardage?
MaryBeth said... (8/9/04 8:58 PM) Reply
How beautiful the skirt is and your clever top makes the total outfit look great on you. 10 yds is a lot of fabric so I guess you really have to buy the fabric specifically for this pattern. Thanks for the review and photos!
jlg said... (8/9/04 8:57 PM) Reply
Beautiful skirt. It looks lovely on you. 9 1/2 yards of fabric? I'd be tired before I got finished laying out the fabric.
 
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