Sunday, April 19, 2009

Knip skirt - continued after all

I decided that after all the time it took me to understand this pattern, I'd better make it. When it was published in the September issue, I immediately liked it, and several times was on the point of making it.

So I took out some very dark blue linen from the fabric collection and cut it. The pictures got a bit of extra light, otherwise you wouldn't have seen a lot. My dressform certainly is a lot smaller in the waist and hips than me, but you'll get the idea. There's a lot of extra fabric space in the hips here, that's not on me!

I quite like it, it's different, but very wearable I think.

In the course of this week I'll put the lining in and add the waistband, perhaps I'll manage a picture on me, but as we'll be leaving for a holiday next Saturday, this week will mostly be finishing work, visit the dentist for a treatment that will remove the last pain I've been suffering (after days it finally was clear that a molar was the cause, while x-rays didn't show anything) and preparing for leaving to the UK.

After my return I'll start the lingerie sew along, stay tuned and see you in May.

17 comments:

  1. Sigrid, I think you'll love it when you get it done, it's great, can't wait till it's finished:-)

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  2. It's nice to see that you made it since you liked it so much. It looks great so far. Have a wonderful trip.

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  3. That is a pretty skirt. Are Knipmode patterns usually that difficult to understand?

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  4. Glad you went ahead and made it. It's looking good.
    Have a wonderful trip! I bet it's pretty in England right now.

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  5. It looks wonderful. A cross between a modern bustle and contemporary silhouette.I really love it. You will be pleased you went ahead with it.

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  6. Nice skirt! Have a wonderful trip. It sounds like you need a break. I also hope the trip to the dentist is painless. Why is it that teeth play up at vacation time?

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  7. VERY wearable. That's a great pattern!

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  8. Have a great holiday. Hope the weather is good :))

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  9. Have a wonderful vackay! The skirt is quite and intriguing design and I can't wait to see it modeled.

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  10. Very interesting design, I'm glad you decided to make it after all. Have a wonderful vacation!

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  11. Enjoy your holiday. Glad to hear the dentist located the problem! Tooth pain is no fun.
    Looking forward to sseing that skirt on you!

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  12. Love that skirt. Great design.

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  13. I'm glad you decided to make the skirt after all, I really love it!

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  14. That skirt looks so interesting! Am looking forward to seeing you model it.

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  15. I really like the style of your skirt. Looking forward the finished skirt.

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  16. Very wearable. I love this, and I'd make it in a heartbeat except I made a draped Burda skirt that's a little reminiscent of it, and one is enough. This is really much more modern and wearable, though.

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  17. I look forward to seeing a photo of it finished. It looks great so far! Enjoy your break...

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