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Posted on:9/2/06 9:51 AM
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katyusha said... (1/13/07 7:36 PM) Reply
Love your skirt, and thank you for a great review and for including sizing benchmarks. Now I'm inspired to actually trace off the pattern!
cindy-lou said... (12/10/06 9:50 AM) Reply
VERY cute skirt! I Love this book too. Beautiful work!
squirrellypoo said... (9/4/06 7:29 AM) Reply
Great review! I only wish this book existed when I started sewing...
SBanks said... (9/3/06 7:00 AM) Reply
Very cute skirt, I really think the grosgrain makes the skirt. Thanks for the info on the sizing - makes sense that the book comes with sizes that are more RTW, since the book may be some people's first experience with patterns and sewing. Don't want them to have "size shock" when they see pattern sizing!
AlisonF said... (9/2/06 11:21 PM) Reply
Great skirt. Love the changes you made. I am eagerly waiting for my copy of the book to arrive.
Leslie in Austin said... (9/2/06 4:00 PM) Reply
So cute, Courtney! I love the binding and ribbon details!
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (9/2/06 1:29 PM) Reply
I LOVE the vertical ribbon detail down the front. I hope you don't mind if I "borrow" it. Cute, cute skirt.
AnneM said... (9/2/06 1:07 PM) Reply
Sounds like a good book to help spark creativity. Nice skirt.
lmg said... (9/2/06 1:00 PM) Reply
Thanks for the great review. I've ordered the book and now I am very anxious to receive it. Great adaptation!
LisaLS said... (9/2/06 12:31 PM) Reply
Glad to see this review! I've been looking through my pattern stash for an a-line skirt and I just got this book. This pattern looks like a winner and I love the trim you added on yours.
Seaspur said... (9/2/06 12:12 PM) Reply
Cute skirt! I'm just tracing the shirt pattern in the book. I agree that this is a great resource. So many ideas.
AliceB said... (9/2/06 11:18 AM) Reply
Wonderful review giving lots of ideas for modifications. I have a favorite Aline skirt pattern I use for my DD whenever the mood strikes to whip something up for her. It has seen several variations. Great skirt I'm sure you will enjoy wearing often.
Modiste Madness said... (9/2/06 10:33 AM) Reply
I love you additions. Good job.
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