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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Downloadable> 7945 (Alexis Skirt)

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Posted on:5/11/10 10:33 AM


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carolynw said... (5/12/10 9:26 AM) Reply
Looks great on you - sometimes it takes more work than expected but if it turns out as nice as this - then it was worth it!!
sewnsewtoo said... (5/12/10 2:44 AM) Reply
Good save. You have a very pretty skirt.
Mushywear said... (5/12/10 1:24 AM) Reply
I love the color of this one and it fits you really nice. Glad you got it all worked out!
Kayseri said... (5/11/10 11:53 PM) Reply
Your finished skirt is lovely but I see what you mean about those pleats. Good riddance I say.
sew2little said... (5/11/10 8:47 PM) Reply
In spite of your having to fiddle with this, it is so becoming. It should become a TNT--as you look fabulous in it and it's such a classic shape.
Schnauzer said... (5/11/10 7:01 PM) Reply
Really lovely skirt!
MNBarb said... (5/11/10 6:50 PM) Reply
I know this skirt was more work than you ever expected but it looks very nice on you. I agree, a pouch pocket on a skirt is just weird and those pleats had to go. Maybe they would work with a very drapey fabric.
Mufffet said... (5/11/10 2:14 PM) Reply
I think this is by far the best looking skirt on you that you have made recently. GREAT fit and it flatters you very much. Nice work and nice color too!
Auntie Allyn said... (5/11/10 12:04 PM) Reply
Well done . . . looks terrific!
dingyadi said... (5/11/10 11:22 AM) Reply
Really cute skirt, and glad you stuck to it as it looks really nice on you. I love your amortisation of costs too. It is clear from your comments though, that the great result on the skirt is due to your efforts, not the pattern drafter. I have to say, as an Australian, hearing that here is such a thing as a 'kangaroo pocket' is a bit freaky - what is it? A front pouch? Please tell me that pattern makers aren't expecting women to make clothes with tummy pouches!
sewbehind said... (5/11/10 11:11 AM) Reply
I love this on you! A lot of trial and error, but the end result was so worth it.
 
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