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Skirt bottom: to trim or leave alone?!
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karentn

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Date: 5/13/10 3:35 PM

I just completed my second skirt from Butterick 4461 and am undecided about adding ribbon at the hem. So . . . . if you don't mind, I'd appreciate it if you could take a moment to peek at these pics and let me know what you think. Should I leave the skirt alone or add the ribbbon trim. Other comments are appreciated. I do apologize for the ghostly (ghastly!) white legs and unpolished toes!

Skirt without trim

Skirt with trim

close up of trim -- just pinned, not sewn!

TIA!

Edited 'cause sometimes I just can't spell!
-- Edited on 5/13/10 3:37 PM --

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Date: 5/13/10 3:44 PM

Ooh, I really like the trim!! It really finishes the skirt and adds a boutique-ish touch. Really pretty fabric, btw!

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In reply to karentn

Date: 5/13/10 3:47 PM

I really like the trim, too! Really pretty and a perfect match!

JT
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Date: 5/13/10 3:55 PM

I like the trim also. It breaks up the fabric pattern beautifully and looks somehow "less homemade" if you understand what I mean.
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Date: 5/13/10 3:55 PM

The trim is cute! Keep it!

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Date: 5/13/10 4:14 PM

I am so NOT a cutesy trim kind of person, and was fully prepared to abstain from commenting, knowing I have a personal bias .....but in this case, I love it!

So, absotively, I agree with everyone else who has commented - yes on the trim!

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Date: 5/13/10 4:19 PM

Yep, another voice here for the trim! It makes it look more polished and finished.
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Date: 5/13/10 4:29 PM

Hesitant to post this because personally I like it without the trim. Without the trim, I think you look leaner.
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Date: 5/13/10 5:41 PM

I like the trim too :)

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Date: 5/13/10 5:44 PM

I love the trim, but how tall are you? If petite it might be better without it.

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