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Posted on:9/14/11 7:20 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular Petite 
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 4 people   
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material excess said... (5/10/15 0:44 AM) Reply
REally pretty!
thebronwen1 said... (9/23/11 8:09 PM) Reply
Thank you for your input, Mary. It is possible I made a larger size than necessary - I made a 2X per my hip measurements for the pattern (which surprised me since I usually wear a 3X in pants) and this is what I came up with. I followed all of the instructions for seam allowances as well. I'm fairly new to making modern clothing for myself (I started sewing doing medieval costuming) so I'm still learning. I do really like that it's very swishy and it's quite comfortable to wear. Thank you everyone for your comments. It really encourages me to try more. I'm not fond of a lot of the colors and styles in RTW right now so I'm hoping I can remedy that by making my own clothes.
mary in FL said... (9/16/11 6:59 PM) Reply
I had to come back to tell you that I have a feeling that you made the skirt too big. Mine doesn't gather like that (check my review - look for 5047).
Terri A said... (9/15/11 1:00 AM) Reply
Your fabric combo is so interesting!
Aroura said... (9/14/11 9:16 PM) Reply
Wow,l I love the contrasting fabrics you chose, it's a beautiful skirt!
mary in FL said... (9/14/11 9:08 PM) Reply
I like what you did with the fabrics. It looks really nice!
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