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April 12, 2011

Flirting the Issue

Linking up to Quiltstory's Fabric Tuesday today...it's been quite a while for me :)

I have had Anna Maria Horner's Flirting the Issue skirt on my to-do list for a while.

flirting the issue

I was kind of waiting for some courage to drop the cash on voile, but then I couldn't keep my eyes off Laura Gunn's Magnolia Lane (for Michael Miller) collection. It is so...spring. So I took the plunge on the Blooming Tulips print, and used plain white cotton batiste for lining.

blooming tulips

I love it. It's a little more poofy and a little less flowy because it is cotton instead of voile. My husband says the skirt is very "Rachel Berry." Umm...okay, I'll admit, I like her style, and I've said it out loud before.

Hope y'all are having a great Tuesday :)

9 comments:

  1. I have this pattern downloaded, but so far I have not attempted to make it..I am wondering about how the waist part looks on those of us who are over the age of 40 :)! You picked out beautiful fabric and I just may try to make it sometime this week...

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  2. Oh so pretty!! I think it will be a perfect spring skirt!

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  3. Cute! I also am concerned about the waist part. I tend to be a little poochy and short-torso'd...and pucker stitches are unforgiving on me.

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  4. You did a fantastic job on it :)

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  5. beautiful!! I love that skirt but it looks like too much elastic for my allergies to handle. I'll just have to keep enjoying it on other people!

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  6. That is such sweet fabric - what a fun summer skirt!

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  7. Glad to see you back Mary! :) LOVE this skirt, very spring and utterly fabulous fabric for it. Thanks for linking to fabric Tuesday :)

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