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Reviewed by:merteuil

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Posted on:6/1/08 6:53 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 9 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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Hikerbeth said... (12/4/09 0:50 AM) Reply
Lovely clear and detailed photographs really enhance this review. Especially as most of us sewers are visual people. Well Done!
cathy45 said... (6/2/08 8:54 AM) Reply
The contrast is well done--This is soo chic looking!
MagpieJen said... (6/2/08 0:23 AM) Reply
That is a smashing skirt! I love the flare of the hem, and I think the contrast really flatters the figure.
MareeAlison said... (6/1/08 6:58 PM) Reply
To be honest I wasn't sure at first about the contrasting fabrics but when I saw your photo album I was convinced. This is fantastic - you should really wear it.
sew42mom said... (6/1/08 5:02 PM) Reply
Wear it!!!
okie2thdoc said... (6/1/08 4:50 PM) Reply
I think the high contrast is what makes this skirt great. I'd definitely wear it with some cute strappy heels. If I had the ability to mix like that, I'd do it more often- wear it with a little attitude;) it's very fashionable.
Beek said... (6/1/08 2:39 PM) Reply
Great skirt. I bet it will look flattering when you walk in it. It will have movement and style.
Sic said... (6/1/08 2:25 PM) Reply
Lovely skirt - the contrast is very striking, but tasteful! Choosing linen for the fabric was truly inspired!
Tiner W said... (6/1/08 1:20 PM) Reply
Beautiful! I love the contrast!
CarolynGM said... (6/1/08 11:41 AM) Reply
I love the drama of the high contrast. This is a beautiful skirt.
edot said... (6/1/08 11:13 AM) Reply
I think it's excellent! Sometimes contrast works better in theory, other times better in person; and while I don't think I'm adventurous enough to have thought to put black and white together, I think the result is much more striking and fantastic than a lesser contrasting pair. Kudos! It looks lovely on you.
fabeins said... (6/1/08 10:27 AM) Reply
That's beautiful. DO wear it!
nglalala said... (6/1/08 10:08 AM) Reply
the skirt looks great!
Nancy Rhodes said... (6/1/08 8:10 AM) Reply
High contrast is high style.. great skirt... Great selection & execution. Wear it.. it is fabulous! So perfect for a little summer sizzle.
merteuil said... (6/1/08 7:55 AM) Reply
thanks morzel. I have some of both fabrics left over, and was considering using them to make a top. I was thinking of Vogue 8393 View C, with the upper part in cream, just as you suggest.
morzel said... (6/1/08 7:43 AM) Reply
The contrast is just what I like with this skirt! I find the colours much better chosen than the example on the patternpage. So go for it! Why not sew something matching for it? Black tee with cream neckband or such?
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