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Posted on:12/1/09 0:03 AM
Last Updated:12/5/09 6:10 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 5 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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LizBa said... (1/9/10 7:14 PM) Reply
I love the way you embellished this skirt! What a great idea!
MAD14kt said... (12/31/09 12:38 PM) Reply
WOW! Lovely skirt and fit!
Leslie Bonner said... (12/12/09 5:57 PM) Reply
What a fabulous skirt! I love your embellishment, just right. I'm glad you redid the back. On the earlier photos I thought the skirt didn't fit and you couldn't get the zipper all the way up. Once you redid it it looked like a design detail.
CarolynGM said... (12/9/09 6:55 AM) Reply
Beautiful fit with lovely embellishment.
AnneM said... (12/8/09 8:35 AM) Reply
Nice skirt, great details. You did a nice job revising that back-split, and your experience & review will forwarn others to watch for it.
kidmd said... (12/6/09 7:33 AM) Reply
SO beautiful! The felting and beadwork really take it up a notch. Nice work!
Kayseri said... (12/6/09 2:01 AM) Reply
This is terrific - this wouldn't look out of place in some designers show.
blessedtosew said... (12/5/09 6:29 PM) Reply
That is a work of art. Beautiful!!!
barbcl said... (12/3/09 2:47 PM) Reply
Fancy and fabulous!
RLL said... (12/2/09 10:54 AM) Reply
Wow, beautiful embellishing, really draws the eye.
tess said... (12/2/09 4:50 AM) Reply
Really lovely and classy skirt, beautifully made, great review thank you
marec said... (12/1/09 4:12 PM) Reply
Oh wow, this is fabulous. The beadwork and felting are so cool.
ssssdeb said... (12/1/09 12:08 PM) Reply
I am going to rip out the back today and redo the zipper and try to close up more of the split. I'll post pictures when I get it done. Thanks for all the nice comments!
lamstu said... (12/1/09 10:46 AM) Reply
Great skirt. The embellishment raises it to the next level!
Dmd4106 said... (12/1/09 10:45 AM) Reply
Gorgeous skirt! Great embleshments!
nicegirl said... (12/1/09 8:40 AM) Reply
That's fabulous! I bought all the supplies for needle felting several years ago but haven't actually gotten around to trying it. You are inspiring me!
Tiner W said... (12/1/09 8:37 AM) Reply
That's a seriously beautiful skirt!
portercs said... (12/1/09 8:17 AM) Reply
This is a very beautiful skirt!! And yes, I agree about the back split.
ryansmumAria said... (12/1/09 7:40 AM) Reply
wow fabulous. I would re do the back though.
Sharon M said... (12/1/09 7:33 AM) Reply
Your skirt is beautiful. The lines of the skirt are nice and I like how you highlighted them with your piping and embroidery.
BillieJean said... (12/1/09 6:26 AM) Reply
Very pretty skirt. I've never noticed this pattern.
Aunt Gail said... (12/1/09 1:47 AM) Reply
thanks for all the pix. It is hard to get clarity on the darker fabrics--so the extra pix helped a lot. You've got a great figure and yes--I agree with you--that split above the waistline is particularly big. The Vogue line drawing doesn't seem to show it to be such a big split. Ugh...figuring these things out is what makes sharing pattern reviews so helpful. I've bought the pattern a while ago but never sewed it up. Your decorating/additional beading was very inventive. Nice job all around.
 
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