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wee 1960’s Mini



Before and after shots of a mini skirt made from Charles Parson Print fabric I used a 1960’s miniskirt pattern and altered it slightly to fit my waist hip ratio.This fabric is pretty mental but i tried to use it in a way I could pair it with block colours to tone in down a couple of shades. This fabric was really nice to work with…good quality soft cotton twill.

Not much sewing for me lately, but i’m still loving the vintage outfits I’m seeing posted on SewRetro.

Cheers and happy creating,

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  • Sarsaparilla December 18, 2010, 7:46 am

    I LOVE this print – perfect for a 60's mini skirt. Good choice!

  • tammyO. December 18, 2010, 11:09 am

    great fabric! the skirt is kicky and cute.

  • Little Black Car December 18, 2010, 1:52 pm

    I think the fabric is awesome! That was a good choice of pattern for it–you get just enough of it but not too much.

  • laurie December 18, 2010, 2:29 pm

    That fabric is phenomenal! I wish we could get it in the US!

  • Atomic Mum December 19, 2010, 4:40 am

    I just love it. The fabric is great!

  • amelie no mori December 19, 2010, 7:40 am

    Nice skirt ! The fabric is great, this design is a good choice for it. I'm sure it will be perfect worn with a simpe top in a matching color.

  • Cecili December 19, 2010, 1:21 pm

    What beautiful fabric! You chose a nice design to showcase it 🙂

  • thevintagetraveler December 22, 2010, 9:33 am

    Adorable! You did a fantastic job with the placement of the pattern.

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