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« on: February 04, 2013 11:22:06 PM »

 Grin I love this skirt !
Ive been hoarding this awesome insect fabric for like 5 years now , its really pretty  and has way more than just the typical butterflies ... it also has beetles , caterpillars ladybugs and praying mantis  Shocked all on a slightly off white creamish background

I box pleated this and fully lined it with a soft tan thats trimmed out in thick antique lace
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I love pleats lately and I cant wait to make more of these for spring .. Im a lil iffy on the length .. I wanted it to be classy enough to wear to cook outs and such without risking a pantie flash if Im running around playing with the kids ... but still short enough to not be frumpy but I feel like I should have gone maybe an inch higher or two inches lower lol .. BUT overall Im very happy with it






Thanks so much for looking , Id love to hear some feedback on the length

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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2013 11:30:12 PM »

I love it!!! the pleating is perfect and the lace is adorable. reminds me of my sister, she loves buggies
looks great with that green tank!
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« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2013 01:50:03 AM »

That fabric is amazing and I love what you made out of it!
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« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2013 03:07:58 AM »

I love that fabric, and the skirt is gorgeous!

I think it would be cute a little shorter as the lace takes it lower, but that length really makes the most of all the insects Grin
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« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2013 06:55:30 AM »

That fabric is adorable  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2013 09:30:22 AM »

Love it! That fabric is awesome.  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2013 11:43:47 AM »

I love it! The length is perfect Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2013 11:45:31 AM »

Makes me wanna sew a bunch of skirts.  I think the length is great.
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« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2013 01:10:55 PM »

Wonderful stuff, as usual! I think the length is great, very versatile. With the lace on the bottom, you could even get away with going a bit shorter and sassier  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2013 06:50:33 PM »

The length is nice and flirty.  I love it just the way it is.
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