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Posted on:12/5/06 7:02 PM
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cindy-lou said... (12/10/06 9:39 AM) Reply
I have this book too and just finished my first version of this skirt. I love this book. I'm an advanced beginner and love her explanations of things and her hip sense of style. Now I understand WHY it's so important to staystitch, etc... I also like the order in which she does the construction. It makes on-the-fly alteration really easy. BEAUTIFUL SKIRT! Everyone will want one.
Levone said... (12/6/06 10:01 AM) Reply
Your skirt looks great! Thanks for pointing out this book.
BeckyC said... (12/6/06 8:01 AM) Reply
Beautiful skirt!
AnneM said... (12/6/06 7:59 AM) Reply
Lovely skirt - great use of your fabric. Nice to hear about the book, which looks great for young people. In fact, I might get it for my niece.
patsijean said... (12/6/06 1:41 AM) Reply
I like the skirt and the fabric is beautiful. Good job.
Leslie Bonner said... (12/6/06 0:22 AM) Reply
Fabulous fabric, great fit.
Karen6790 said... (12/5/06 11:10 PM) Reply
I'll jump on the bandwagon - great skirt, and Kashi came through once again on fabric. Both are beautiful.
bunz said... (12/5/06 11:02 PM) Reply
Turned out a real stunner, Barbara! Leave it Kashi to find the best fabric:-)
Barbara at Cat Fur Studio said... (12/5/06 9:02 PM) Reply
Thanks! Yeah, Kashi is definitely the best. I bought this fabric from him sight unseen, because he knows what I like, and he assured me I'd like this fabric. Lisette - For me, the book is 'worth it', even though I've been sewing for over 20 years. But that said, quite frankly I didn't learn a thing, techically, from the book. When I say it was 'worth it' for me, I'm talking enjoyment in reading and in following Wendy's process. Having read the book, I'd buy it again, if that helps you.
Stacy Sews said... (12/5/06 8:56 PM) Reply
Great skirt, I'm glad to hear it sewed up so well.
ACB said... (12/5/06 8:55 PM) Reply

ACB said... (12/5/06 8:55 PM) Reply
That is absolutely beautiful!
drsue said... (12/5/06 8:43 PM) Reply
Man, I love that fabric!!! Great job on this skirt.
GorgeousFabrics said... (12/5/06 8:30 PM) Reply
I just love your skirt, and that fabric is to die for! Kashi is the best- I need to get down to NYC to see him again soon!
LBJ said... (12/5/06 8:27 PM) Reply
It's really pretty, I love the fabric. I didn't know you could zig zag a hem on velvet. From the picture you can't even see it.
Lisette said... (12/5/06 8:15 PM) Reply
Beautiful skirt. Is the book worth it for someone who is not a beginner?
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