Skirt Week Conclusion

Well, Skirt Week has come to an end, and we want to thank everyone who contributed a skirt to the flickr pools.  You guys are responsible for about 47 new projects on my to-do list, thankyouverymuch!  We had a blast going through all the entries and admiring all the truly creative and inspiring talent out… 

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Skirt Week: Best Straight Skirt!

The winner for the best straight skirt is…. Denim Patchwork Skirt by Melissa of Until Wednesday Calls! We don’t have a lot of words for this one, just “W. O. W!”  Some of our favorite features include – The entire thing is recycled, from the skirt to the floral sheets used for the appliques -… 

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Skirt Week: Superfast Skirt

Hellloooo there everyone. You’re probably not expecting to hear much from me since The End. But I am alive and well and arguing with talking to Adrianna more or less every day. We are having great debates over skirts. And while my sewing machine, serger, fabric, sanity, and supplies are in transit from one continent to another, I… 

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Skirt Week: Full Skirt Winner!

Ok, we’ll jump right to it.  The Full Skirt Winner is: Seersucker Summer Special by Shannon of Mama’s Hustlin’! We were drawn to this skirt by the gorgeous band of contrasting Amy Butler fabric.  Then we looked closer and saw that the main skirt was made from seersucker!  Then we saw that there were pockets!… 

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Skirt Week: A-Line Skirt Winner!!

Before we announce the winner, can we just reiterate how HARD it was to choose?!  It didn’t help that there weren’t any that we immediately disliked.  In fact, with every submission, ours oohs and aahs got louder.  You know you’ve made a good skirt when it’s purple and Adrianna still loves it! So, please keep… 

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Skirt Week, Brought to you by…

We definitely couldn’t have made Skirt Week so appealing without the help of our wonderful sponsors who generously donated prizes.  I’d like to introduce you to each of them and encourage you to visit their shops and bookmark them for future use as well. First up, a special treat for everybody, whether you’re participating in… 

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Skirt Chaser

Ok, sewers, you have approximately 7 more hours to get those skirts made, photographed, and uploaded to one of the flickr groups!  Are you ready?  Links to each flickr group are in our right sidebar. At midnight, EST, I will make note of the last skirt in each flickr group and Susan and I will… 

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The End.

Today, Susan is moving to America.  As you read this, she is flying over the Atlantic with her family and a few suitcases to start her new life. It sounds dramatic, but it really is the end of an era.  When I first arrived here, 7 months pregnant, jet-lagged, lost, and home-sick, she adopted me… 

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Skirt Week: Take a Twirl

Just a twirl through some of the great submissions for Skirt Week so far. Remember, these skirts are not in the slightest bit indicative of our favorites. Not one teensy tiny bit.  (Are we kidding? You’ll have to stay tuned to find out.) We love the rainbow spectrum of skirts we’ve seen: {photo credits L… 

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Skirt Tutorials and Patterns

Looking for inspiration to get started on something amAAAAAzing for Skirt Week? (Really, potentially winning prizes at the same time as creating a great skirt? No brainer.) If you’re looking for a tutorial to guide you through the process, there are a gajillion wonderful, free ones out there: From the ideation station also known as… 

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Skirt Week 2010: Prizes

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Just in case your decisions about the skirts you plan to make/reveal might be made based on extrinsic versus intrinsic motivation, here’re the prizes for each category. Hope you’re not prone to leak a bit when you’re excited. If so, now’s a good time for a bathroom break– before reading on. Best Girls’ Skirt:  2… 

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