Posts Tagged ‘tweed skirt with panel detail’

The Mystery Skirt part 3: Revealed

Liz Haywood modeling finished mystery skirt

Hi All, The Mystery Skirt got finished.  You can read how I started it in Part 1 and Part 2. The skirt is from Sato Watanabe’s Stylish Skirts.  Mine has emerged slightly different, but I’m very happy with how it turned out, and the fabric was a dream to sew (although difficult to photograph for…

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The Mystery Skirt Part 2: The Trial of the Toile

back view of mystery skirt fitting

On the weekend I sewed a toile for the “Tweed skirt with panel detail” from Stylish Skirts by Sato Wantanabe.  I wrote about this skirt in my previous post. I was reminded how hard it is to fit oneself.  I was also reminded how unlike this quickly-sewn calico skirt is to the one I’m eventually…

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The Mystery Skirt -part 1

Tweed skirt from Stylish Skirts

I have been reading Stylish Skirts by Sato Wantanbe. Sewbusylizzie reviewed it here I’m rather partial to Japanese pattern books, with their clear visual instructions, occasional quirky designs and forlorn looking models.  Stylish Skirts (which uses dressmakers models instead of the forlorn models) is a little different to other Japanese pattern books in that there’s…

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