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Pattern Reviews> Ottobre Design Magazine> 04-2010-27 (Louvre Skirt)

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Reviewed by:Christas
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Posted on:3/20/11 3:51 PM
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callmeRuth said... (4/1/11 12:33 PM) Reply
Margaret Anne does look nice in pink--such a pretty skirt! I really like the shape of this pattern...I wonder if there's something similar for women?
Christas said... (3/22/11 10:12 PM) Reply
Thanks to all of you for the really nice comments!!! :-)
Mahler said... (3/21/11 9:31 PM) Reply
Fruity, lively and lovely. This is such a cute skirt. I like the seer sucker inside !!! Neat sewing Christa !
Catbird said... (3/21/11 8:27 PM) Reply
Here's another vote in favor of no belt loops! The skirt is perfect as it is, and the flattering waistband might have been marred or hidden by belt loops and a belt. Margaret Anne looks like she stepped right out of the pages of a magazine. She looks so adorable and 'put together.' I'll bet she was much admired at church. Beautiful work, Christa!
Annette1 said... (3/21/11 8:03 PM) Reply
Oh, goodie, another FAVORITE! I agree, belt loops are NOT NEEDED, and it's just because I'm i-m-p-a-t-i-e-n-t. Margaret Anne gets CUTER every time I see her, especially when she's sporting her new outfits. I love the fabric you've used, and also the band on the bottom. As usual, your work is IMPECCABLE!
1SewSweet said... (3/21/11 6:26 PM) Reply
I can see why it's your daughter's new favorite's soooo cute! (just like your daughter!) What great print and the color compliments your daughter's complexion nicely. Great job Christa! I really like this look!
Levone said... (3/21/11 10:00 AM) Reply
What a pretty skirt! Just what I need to motivate me to start working on some things again from the magazine.
Paris75008 said... (3/21/11 8:02 AM) Reply
Sweet little skirt for a pretty little girl. The fabric is just too cute and the contrasting facing is perfect!
Terri A said... (3/21/11 1:11 AM) Reply
Very very cute. What fortunate kids you have.
Sewnsewmom said... (3/21/11 0:53 AM) Reply
Super cute skirt! This is something my dd would love. Even the colors. Very pretty, indeed. are making me think that I need to look into Ottobre magazine. :-)
SewWil said... (3/20/11 8:08 PM) Reply
Looks like your daughter is getting a bunch of new "favorite" clothes. This skirt is very cute. Love the coordinating waistband facing. Great detail.
AnneMarie60 said... (3/20/11 7:50 PM) Reply
Such a cute style! Margaret Anne looks so pretty in pink, and I love the touches of lime green (and kiwi green) in the fabric! Excellent work and very helpful review.
Peggy L said... (3/20/11 7:44 PM) Reply
Very cute and so springlike!!! The contrasting facing is so "boutique" looking. MA is right - no belt loops needed. She looks super cute.
MamaSewing said... (3/20/11 6:47 PM) Reply
So fun and summery looking. Your topstitching looks great!
Barbara V said... (3/20/11 6:19 PM) Reply
My goodness, Christa, you are on a roll here with another fantastic garment for Margaret Anne. It's really cute especially with the bottom band and the fabric makes it totally cute cute cute! Margaret Anne made a good call deciding to stop production and just wear it!
cleverkitty said... (3/20/11 6:16 PM) Reply
I just love the colorful prints on all these clothes you are making. This skirt is so cute with it's contrast facing. All these clothes are extra special coming from the Ottobre magazine that you have to trace out, an added step, but you don't blink an eye doing this. You are so patient, God Bless you Christas for this virtue.
Karendee said... (3/20/11 4:44 PM) Reply
This is just another adorable garment on Margaret Anne. I love the bright color, fabric, and the band detailing at the hemline. I also love how this beauty smiles and looks beautiful in her new skirt. You have certainly made a lot of sewing progress during this holiday, despite what you think. LOL, all these girls are so cute in their clothes.
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