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« on: April 07, 2010 01:43:44 PM »

I made the blue pencil skirt to wear at the vintage fair two weeks ago. I felt like I need a few good basics for my summer wardrobe. I added nautical buttons to the waistband for detail. I love all things nautical. The skirt is great shape and very comfortable so I made another one in lilac this week and just changed the detail on it. I have seen so many variations of bows on skirts lately on some of the blogs I read that I had to have one myself.
I also made up a few more tops from some fabric scraps I had from previous projects. They go well with the skirts. Just needs to warm up outside now.

I'll get my husband to take pictures of me wearing them. I'll add them later.
Please let me know what you think.
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« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2010 02:15:27 PM »

I adore this skirt!  You did such a great job on it.  I, too, love nautical themes, and was very pleased to learn that it is "in" this season.
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« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2010 02:20:13 PM »

Wow, don't know where to start. I love pencil skirts and you did a really great job on both! I especially like the combination of the blue skirt and the flowered red shirt. It looks damn classy.
Guess my next project will be a pencil skirt as well Wink
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« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2010 04:56:26 PM »

beautiful and classic! love the bow though-i am asucker for anything girly
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« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2010 07:34:40 PM »

I LOVE the skirts!! What pattern did you use?
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« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2010 11:09:04 PM »

I am allllll about the pencil skirts. The purple one with the bow is amazing.
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« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2010 05:40:58 AM »

Thanks everyone for your nice comments. The pattern is New Look 6917 view B. I used the same version for both skirts. I prefer that length to the very long or the shorter version and since it's such a simple shape you can add any detail to it. I'll be making a few more in other colours.
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« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2010 07:29:21 AM »

Love that BIG ASS bow!  Shocked
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« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2010 07:45:56 AM »

Gorgeous! I love pencil skirts! Wish I had a reason/place to go to wear something besides lounge pants!  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2010 12:34:50 PM »

very nice addition to your wardrobe!  love the details that you are adding to your skirts--very customized and special/unique to you!
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