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Posted on:2/24/04 0:22 AM
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Annette H said... (3/3/04 4:30 PM) Reply
What an amazing skirt. I wouldn't have chosen the pattern myself - but now I've seen it - what an attention-getter - hmmmmm - might give it a go. And I love easy patterns.
Aunt Cathy said... (2/25/04 8:28 AM) Reply
Ann, everything you make is so beautiful and exquisite. This skirt is so unique and you look lovely.
Ann Smith said... (2/24/04 9:30 PM) Reply
KarmaDSH: I did not interface or stay the yoke, just sewed the 2 pieces together. My fabric is fairly stable so hopefully it will stay as is.
Dot said... (2/24/04 6:40 PM) Reply
Ann, you always inspire me! Thanks for the review. Your skirt is beautiful
Modiste Madness said... (2/24/04 5:15 PM) Reply
You are such a prolific sewist! I love the skirt and would have never picked it out without your review. Thanks for sharing all of your love designs and creations. I always look forward to seeing them. I alo covet the greenery. You outside views offer hope to those of us covered in snow.
JDpenelope said... (2/24/04 11:12 AM) Reply
The skirt is tops. Anne, I agree--you make some great clothes and look so good in them. I, also, looked up where you live. Love that green, green yard!
AuntieShel said... (2/24/04 10:07 AM) Reply
Ann, what a beautiful skirt. I, too, noticed the green grass and had to look at your bio to see where you live!! Can you tell some of us are tired of winter? I'm going to look up this pattern at Joann's today!
Ann Smith said... (2/24/04 9:43 AM) Reply
Debbie, I think you could add on some to the skirt piece all around since it came about 5 inches short of the 60 width of the fabric. Also you could extend the yoke deeper although that might look odd.
Lynngray said... (2/24/04 8:27 AM) Reply
WOW, great as always. Your look just wonderful.
Debbie Spriggs said... (2/24/04 8:04 AM) Reply
Your skirt looks just beautiful! Is there any way to lengthen this skirt? I'm wondering if is work work for me, since I'm about 5'8". BTW, I love the green grass, too!
AnneM said... (2/24/04 7:54 AM) Reply
Can we borrow some of that grass? Some of that green? Oh, yeah, I'm supposed to be commenting on the skirt. ;) Very nice, as always. Love your wardrobe.
Linda E. said... (2/24/04 6:30 AM) Reply
real cute skirt the picture is pretty neat also love the background with the very green grass everything here is still brown.
Ann Smith said... (2/24/04 1:18 AM) Reply
Joyfullife: My tummy is my biggest design challenge. This skirt conceals!
Joyfullife said... (2/24/04 0:51 AM) Reply
Great job, Ann! You always do such a nice job of fitting. This skirt is really interesting. I wonder if it will look good on someone with a tummy? It seems like the yoke would hold the tummy all together. Thanks for bringing this pattern to my attention.
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