Burda 08/2012 #134


Poor sad january Christmas tree!
You won't believe this ...
I had a bit of the red wool left, just enough to make a little skirt with this Burda pattern from last August. I had it on the back of my mind, it's a good style for me and I had vague plans to sew summer skirts with it. I made a 38, added 4cm, an old age allowance, and lined it.
And ... I was so good at stash busting (part 1-2-3-4-5), that I had no contrasting fabric to make the facing with, so I took some purple Galactica. I now have huge boobs on my waistline!


Worn with my coat, it's very smart. Still too chic to wear in my everyday life, but dressed down with my Decemberists t-shirt and my Liberty Nike, it's ok. I may wear more skirts in the winter as a result.


There is some knitting going on here, it's rare enough to be mentioned, but it's a secret, you'll have to wait to hear more about it.

8 commentaires :

  1. Love the skirt - it looks great! and the facing is so fun!

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  2. That is hilarious and I love the color - looks great on you too!

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  3. Love your skirt and the facing is just soooooo fun :)

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  4. Your skirt is sooooo beautiful! And its facing is so rock! Love your fun and creative mind to combine these fabrics!

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    1. Rosy, I love the fun you are having too! I'm not up to making another coat this year, I would participate in your sew along if I was, that pink looks so yummy and your lining is to die for.

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  5. I love it! Huge boobs and all! Red really does suit you incredibly well.

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  6. love the facing! wow!!!!

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