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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 2867 (donna karan skirt)

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Posted on:7/24/05 12:26 PM
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dimples said... (10/6/05 2:21 PM) Reply
The skirt looks wonderful, but was hoping she had made the shrug and tank also. I have made the tank and shrug and was debating on making this skirt or another style with a standard narrow finished waisband as the tank comes down over the skirt, and am concerned that the tank of the knit fabric will grab the knit fabric of the skirt; also that the gathers created by the elastic casing will cause bulk under the tank.
AnneM said... (7/25/05 11:23 AM) Reply
Very pretty skirt. And thanks for the fabric handling tips. I should really dig out my walking foot.
Teri said... (7/25/05 11:12 AM) Reply
Your skirt is so pretty. I love the color!
Katharine in BXL said... (7/25/05 9:03 AM) Reply
Lovely skirt in your trademark color!
MickeyFan said... (7/25/05 8:08 AM) Reply
Your skirt is beautiful. Perfect fabric choice!
Ann Smith said... (7/24/05 9:39 PM) Reply
Beautiful skirt. You look taller than usual.
SewTabby said... (7/24/05 7:40 PM) Reply
Oh. My. God. I just made this skirt out of the exact same fabric from EOS! I'm making the shrug too, so won't post until it's done as well. Regardless, yours is gorgeous!
Schnauzer said... (7/24/05 5:42 PM) Reply
As always-absolutely gorgeous!
Danvillegirl said... (7/24/05 5:38 PM) Reply
I saw this pattern recently in Vogue Pattern magazine and it definitely caught my eye. Your skirt looks nice, sorry you had such difficult fabric.
hongkongshopper said... (7/24/05 5:20 PM) Reply
Oh JLG, I think you should make the shrug! It looks divine. I think it would look good on you, as long as you kept it well fitted (tight). Of course the skirt is great!
Sew it seams said... (7/24/05 5:19 PM) Reply
Another beautiful outfit. I always enjoy going through your sewing photo album.
jlg said... (7/24/05 3:58 PM) Reply
Thanks for the kind comments. I probably won't make the shrug, Ann. I just think it would be overwhelming on me, but maybe sometime I'll give it a try. Irina, I didn't lengthen it, but I didn't cut any off when I hemmed it so it's one inch longer than directed by the pattern.
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (7/24/05 3:40 PM) Reply
The skirt drape is beautiful and so is your garden.
Mlle Laura said... (7/24/05 3:24 PM) Reply
Very pretty and very flattering.
Allisonsews said... (7/24/05 3:21 PM) Reply
It hangs beautifully! Great job!
MaryBeth said... (7/24/05 2:56 PM) Reply
Great! Thanks for the review and the leeetle push toward using this new pattern. :)
CarolynGM said... (7/24/05 2:40 PM) Reply
Gorgeous. I think I must dash up to hancock's while the Vogue sale is still on! Did you lengthen the skirt? It looks longer than the pictured skirts.
BjP said... (7/24/05 2:29 PM) Reply
Even though your fabric was difficult, your result was beautiful. Very nice!
Tiner W said... (7/24/05 12:37 PM) Reply
Beautiful! I just bought fabric for this pattern testerday. Now you have me very impatient to begin!
GorgeousFabrics said... (7/24/05 12:32 PM) Reply
Very pretty! Are you going to make the top and shrug? -Ann
drsue said... (7/24/05 12:29 PM) Reply
Wow, you made that up already!!! Looks great. I've been on the fence about getting this pattern, as I fear I will have to pay full price. Proably worth it though.
 
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