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InstructionsMuslin was the most important part of this skirt being complete. Brocade has no stretch when cut on the grain. It needs to fit well, but too tight or too loose and the shape is beyond flattering. Dianna encouraged students to "have fun with it" and I took this one to fun in my own studio by adding a contrasting zipper and details that would truly be pleasing to me each time I wear this skirt! I ...
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Type of item: Clothing
Style: Classic, Cute, Romantic
Silk Brocade skirt, poly lining mimicking silk charmeuse, contrast zipper, coordinating bias tape for waistband
What was your inspiration?
The fabric and joy derived from taking the course.
What are you most proud of?
The creativity & determination: The lining detail and compliment to the brocade. The intentional work that went into fitting the pattern for ME so that the skirt truly fit!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
ask lots of questions, don't skip the muslin, consider fabrics and make it as pretty on the inside as it is on the outside! You'll love that part more each time you wear it.