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Serendipity Studio: SDG-103 (Stella Strip Skirt) - Type:Skirts    printable version
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Reviewed by:Sue Romero
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Posted on:2/21/12 11:30 PM
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Nanax4 said...
Sorry that you aren't entirely satisfied with your skirt. I think that its lovely very summery and cheerful!
2/22/12 3:58 AM
Claverie said...
I'll share with you what a few have shared with me when I do a project that just doesn't feel right .... "Maybe it'll grow on you." It just might. I love the color/print/pattern thing you have going on. It's an unusual skirt, but that makes it cool. Try it out ... you might be surprised how many compliments you get.
2/22/12 8:11 AM
nicegirl said...
Sounds like an ambitious project! But I think the skirt came out very fun, especially for Spring.
2/22/12 11:44 AM
mad stash said...
Hmmm. The colors and choice of fabrics is great, love the quirky fabric strip construction, and I'm a sucker for tea-length skirts and dresses. The proportion works for you. In my opinion, it's the elastic waist that's problematic. That's a lot of fabric to gather up. Given all the pros of the skirt vs only one con, it might be worth it to tailor it closer around your upper hips, then go to a flat front waistband with the elastic only in back. It would look straight out of an Anthropologie catalogue! Styled with a sleeveless, untucked tank top and some kind of casual, slip-on clunky soled sandal will make you the belle of the barbeque.
2/22/12 12:15 PM
Sue Romero said...
Thank you everybody! You're so encouraging! You're right, Mad Stash, about the elastic. It did get pretty bulky with all that fabric pleated in, but with lighter fabrics it would work better, and the flat front waistband is a good tip too.
2/23/12 10:06 AM
Cultured Purl said...
Very cute skirt! Is this one from one of her skirt booklets?? Love those skirt booklets for a 1, 2,3 easy skirt and her fabric selections are the best, I actually ordered some of the same fabrics she used for one skirt ( typewriter fabric w/ numbers) EVeryone wants that skirt or better said,,,that fabric! thank you for the review,, I do so love her patterns, and booklets ,,AND her new purse book!
5/21/12 6:21 AM
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