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Reviewed by:Barbara V
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Posted on:6/1/09 2:39 PM
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iSewQuiltArt said... (11/1/10 6:22 PM) Reply
Thanks for this review, you have given me additional things to think about as I am considering ordering this skirt... good that the zipper can be moved easily enough to overcome the issue with the closure. Your skirt looks great, and thanks for the frank review.
Harriet Rogers said... (6/3/09 8:48 PM) Reply
This looks fabulous on you. The "tweaks" worked perfectly. You made a good pattern even better. Wonderful skirt.
sew2little said... (6/3/09 6:24 PM) Reply
Very chic, Barbara. I too sometimes feel lost in Sewing workshop patterns, so your changes are inspirational!
CynthiaSue said... (6/3/09 4:19 PM) Reply
this was just a fabulous idea with the stripes Barbara. It is so pretty. I can imagine it in a nice winter fabric with boots as well! Excellent review and I'm so glad I discovered this skirt through you.
carolynw said... (6/2/09 5:32 PM) Reply
Great loking skirt - very eye catching - good use of the stripes
Pam~Off The Cuff~ said... (6/2/09 10:28 AM) Reply
Your version is very pretty...very chic!
Grammy Gin said... (6/2/09 8:55 AM) Reply
I love the final outcome after all of your tweaking! It is very flattering. Such a wonderful review!
Kelly D. said... (6/1/09 6:28 PM) Reply
You are so good to go the extra mile and underline your fabric to make it behave. It would have gotten banished to the "use only for muslins pile" at my house unless I could live with the wrinkleability! The stripe gives this skirt real pizazz. Super sewing, as always!
DorothyK said... (6/1/09 6:07 PM) Reply
Wow. This is fantastic. It really works. You really have a knack for customizing patterns.
RLL said... (6/1/09 4:34 PM) Reply
This is a very attractive outfit. Great ideas for making the skirt work for you.
Ann Smith said... (6/1/09 3:31 PM) Reply
This looks great on you. Your changes worked well. Great idea for handling the wrinkly linen.
Christas said... (6/1/09 2:55 PM) Reply
All of your tweaking appears to have made a perfect skirt! This makes such a pretty outfit with your new top.... love it!
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