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Posted on:11/8/12 4:37 PM
Last Updated:11/11/12 6:29 AM
Pattern Size:Petite 
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 6 people   
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ModCat said... (11/20/12 5:42 PM) Reply
Hee hee-great review! I also would like to work with leather someday and these are great tips. Love the tip on practicing on a used piece first- I have not thought of that.
lbrundage said... (11/15/12 3:36 PM) Reply
I like it! Very, very sassy. Isn't re-styling such fun?
nancy2001 said... (11/14/12 3:46 PM) Reply
What an amazing transformation! Your skirt turned out beautifully.
Anne Cherry said... (11/14/12 4:42 AM) Reply
Love your 'fearlessness' just jump in there and give it a whirl....and wow...what a great result!
Amanda.Claire said... (11/11/12 8:20 AM) Reply
What a great idea! Your skirt is so cute! Thanks for all of the leather resources too. I have definitely been thinking about leather these days, especially after seeing Clio's jacket.
GoodbyeValntino said... (11/11/12 8:18 AM) Reply
You are certainly getting the hang of sewing with leather. Great job!
annakeeton said... (11/11/12 6:25 AM) Reply
Lovely skirt and this is a super reuse of the jacket!
barebear said... (11/10/12 10:08 PM) Reply
Ooo, nice job! It's fun working with leather, eh? You have to get creative coming up with new methods for standard sewing techniques (i.e. pinning). I love how your skirt turned out, much nicer than the original garment!
velosewer said... (11/9/12 7:09 PM) Reply
Actually, I've now sprayed the skirt with Resolve and the wiffy-ness has disappeared. Thanks for asking Baja Susana. I thought the spray might affect the leather colour but it didn't. I didn't test it because I've used this spray on other upholstery and the finish wasn't affected. So I'm guessing this was actually a good piece of leather.
Baja Susana said... (11/9/12 5:42 PM) Reply
Nice work! I have to know, is the skirt whiffy?
Dilliander said... (11/8/12 11:05 PM) Reply
Wonderful skirt and great combo with the jacket. You have made some lovely leather garments!
said... (11/8/12 10:14 PM) Reply
The skirt turned out really great but together with that jacket, one sensational outfit. You really know how to put pieces together. Super well done!!
Sharonspils said... (11/8/12 8:16 PM) Reply
Excellent skirt and the fit looks fantastic!
sewtime said... (11/8/12 8:02 PM) Reply
Fantastic! So cute and love the exposed zipper!
ArtAttack said... (11/8/12 6:35 PM) Reply
Super job! Great the zipper!
PattyE said... (11/8/12 5:55 PM) Reply
Wow, what a fabulous job you did on this skirt! I'm dying to do something with leather and your tip to test with a used garment is very smart.
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