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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 02-2011-103 (Godet Pencil Skirt)

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Posted on:9/14/12 9:31 AM
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Levone said... (9/17/12 3:18 PM) Reply
Great looking skirt!
ChristineX said... (9/16/12 3:58 PM) Reply
Well, maybe it was trouble sewing it, but it looks fantastic!
JudyHan said... (9/15/12 7:14 AM) Reply
This is a wonder skirt pattern - I made my muslin out of a charcoal grey and the lines were incredible. Kudos to the designer really...thanks for sharin' Nicegirl!! Good job as always!
JEF said... (9/15/12 7:10 AM) Reply
Excellent review. My DH thinks like your boyfriend. His primary fitting suggestion is always, "it could be pulled in..."
taylormade said... (9/15/12 6:33 AM) Reply
I am wondering how this will look on a "flat bottom?" I have hesitiated making it because of the high waist, which probably I could fudge, but mostly because I always adjust anything for a falt bottom. Anyone had any experience with this issue in this style? Thanks1 Your skirt looks luscious, and your pointers on the godet well taken. Thanks for the review
Aixoise said... (9/15/12 0:55 AM) Reply
Thanks for the amusing narration of your skirt construction. As Moonthirty says, it's nice to know I'm not the only one who, shall we say, loses track occasionally. Your results are terrifically flattering; no one but you will know about your little glitches, so don't tell them - just enjoy the compliments.
Stephanie C. said... (9/14/12 11:05 PM) Reply
What a fantastic fit on you! Great skirt.
marec said... (9/14/12 8:08 PM) Reply
haha...comedy of errors-but you have a beuatiful skirt at the end. Really lovely outfit and you are looking quite svelte in this skirt!!
zoe said... (9/14/12 7:06 PM) Reply
Just beautiful!
madebyj said... (9/14/12 6:15 PM) Reply
Super work on this tricky skirt - glad you persevered with it...
Vivienne said... (9/14/12 3:30 PM) Reply
Looks awesome on you! I have cut out and partially sewn a second version of this.
KensingtonCrab said... (9/14/12 2:56 PM) Reply
Despite the troubles, you have an incredibly flattering skirt! And the top is cute too!
SewWil said... (9/14/12 12:10 PM) Reply
Love your skirt! Good for you for persevering. Great addition to your wardrobe.
Mufffet said... (9/14/12 12:06 PM) Reply
The entire look is AWESOME. Colors perfect and look so good!
ConnieBJ said... (9/14/12 11:19 AM) Reply
You look fabulous! That look is perfect for you - and a great review too!
moonthirty said... (9/14/12 10:55 AM) Reply
Your skirt looks wonderful! Hilarious recount of your missteps / ripped seams... It's so nice to hear when others have these issues too! (Sorry) :)
olgarosita said... (9/14/12 10:31 AM) Reply
What a beautiful skirt, despite all the problems you had with it! Thank you for the review, this pattern is next to sew on my list :)
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