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Alabama Chanin: Short Fitted Skirt (Short Fitted Skirt) - Type:Skirts    printable version
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Reviewed by:Lynn67
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Posted on:11/17/13 2:38 PM
Project Photo:Alabama Chanin: Short Fitted Skirt by Lynn67

Alabama Chanin: Short Fitted Skirt by Lynn67  Alabama Chanin: Short Fitted Skirt by Lynn67  
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Pattern Rating:Highly Recommend
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Fabric:Cotton Jersey  [See other projects in this fabric]
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Pattern Description: (From Alabama Studio Sewing + Design) "This simple, pull-on Short Skirt...measures about 21" from the waist to the bottom edge...A single-layer garment requires about 1 yard of fabric."

Pattern Sizing:XS-XL - I cut an XL based on my waist being 33".

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Even down to the same color!

Were the instructions easy to follow?Totally; as usual you can pick up a needle for the first time and make this with the book.

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?Loved everything about it - easy and it fit without alterations. Only 4 seams - what's to dislike?

Fabric Used:Recycled T-shirts from my kids' soccer years - could only use the back as the front had their team name and number on it. I found fold over elastic at Hancock, but they only had wacky prints, no solids.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:None.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?Absolutely! So easy that I started it in an airport and finished it on the beach - wore it to dinner 2 nights in a row!

Conclusion: Fantastic, as usual for Alabama Chanin. Next up will be a double-layer fitted dress (this skirt pattern is the bottom half of the dress pattern) with embellishment...and here's a link to my Alabama Chanin projects for the rest of you junkies - I love looking at everybody else's projects to get ideas!

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Chempac said...
What a great skirt f r om recycled material. Love the color and the skirt!
11/19/13 6:18 PM
Lynn67 said...
Thanks, Chempac!
11/20/13 1:36 PM
beanchor said...
Love your skirt, the color is awesome! I love this pattern! It is so easy to whip up and you feel accomplished because it is an A.C. piece.
12/1/13 11:51 PM
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