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Easter Skort !!

blondie2sew | Posted in Photo Gallery on

Ok everyone,

I have posted a thread on this issue of the skort!! I have mentioned oodles of times about making this for Abigaels Easter Outfit!! So here it is!! Finished.. finally got her home long enough yesterday!!

The construction went quick as it is a simple pattern…However of course the fitting process!!

I should’ve still went with my gut feeling and not what the pattern read on the back..I went and got the bigger sized pattern…well I didn’t take my time to measure the pattern pieces and so I had to do a lot I mean a lot of taking it in on the side seams..not to mention the waste I think is a bit more gathered then suppose to be because I had to keep taking in the elastic…I just wish I had my week like I planned..when ever I dive into something new I like to take my time the first time even if it is a simple pattern…

Used knit fabric
Pattern is Butterick 4439
Another design feature that Abigail wanted to keep is the hem…I didn’t hem it traditionally…she wanted to keep my serger hem look!! Which is all the rage!! So that was cool!! Saved me a step!

All in all I think it looks good for my first..they only get better!!


Edited 4/7/2007 2:44 pm by blondie2sew


  1. MaryinColorado | | #1

    Great job Abbie and Connie!  I really like the serged hem, very stylish.  Great fabric choice too.  Abbie, you are a beautiful young lady with great taste!  Mary

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      blondie2sew | | #3

      The fabric was just find I got at Hancock Fabric!! like it was I think on the $2.00 a yard rack!! Too funny...I wish I had got more...Oh and I forgot because I know you know about limited Too...that is where the cami came from!!She is loving it and I am sure I will be making more!! She made a comment to the fact that it looks store bought, not homemade..which is music to my ears and I am totally pleased with that!!Smiles all around!!!Blondie

      Edited 4/8/2007 8:34 pm by blondie2sew

  2. Cherrypops | | #2

    Happy Happy Joy Joy!

    Thanks for sharing Abigael with us.

    I hope to see more garments made by Mum and modelled by Abigael and of course Giselle.

    You are creating fantastic wardrobes for your girls. Love it!


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      blondie2sew | | #4

      Ya maybe I will get all my fitting practice on them and then really feel confident for fitting me!! maybe? I am sure Abigael will be posing for more pics and I am hoping one of these months or when ever she will pose with some clothing items she has sewn herself!!!
      Thanks MS CherryP

      1. Cherrypops | | #7

        I would love to see items made by your girls here. Bring It On!

  3. jatman | | #5

    That is very cute!  And this daughter is adorable, too!

    Great job!



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      blondie2sew | | #6

      Thanks JT for your kind words!!

  4. fabricholic | | #8

    Abigael is beautiful. I thought she would be a blonde. Blondie you are going to have your hands full when she gets a little older, if you know what I mean. I love those skorts with the serged hem. Very cute.Marcy

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      blondie2sew | | #9

      Ya I know exactly what you mean!! Yes isn't that funny we got one of each a Brunette and a Blonde!!! Help!! But what is the best is that their beauty is truly on the inside as well!! Thanks for the kind words on the skort!! I am sure I will be making more!

  5. solosmocker | | #10

    Blondie, wonderful job! If you are able to make something for your daughter's age group that pleases you have accomplished a great feat in the sewing world! LOL! She is just prescious and the skirt looks great. I like the funky serged hem too!

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      blondie2sew | | #11

      Thanks!! Yes I was pleased as well with accomplishing that task!! That serged hem..too easy!! I know it won't look great on all...but when I use the knit fabric I bet it will look great....I recommend this highly!! haha ha

  6. dressed2atee | | #12

    Cool, I think my dgd would love one of those!  Great job on the serged hem.

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      blondie2sew | | #13

      Thanks!! I love love love my serger!!

      1. solosmocker | | #14

        What kind do you have, Blondie? I am shopping for a new one to replace my 15 yr old starter serger. TIA

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          blondie2sew | | #15

          I am assuming you are asking about my Serger..I have a Pfaff Coverlock 4872My honey got it for me 3 Christmas' ago!! At first I stared at it alot!! Amazing how a new machine can intimidate you...But then I just dug myself in and wow..Great machine!!

          1. solosmocker | | #18

            Thanks. I hope to do some serious serger shopping in the next few weeks. I will keep you posted.

  7. ctirish | | #16

    This is so weird, I thought I had posted a note here....Abigael is beautiful, the skort is adorable...you do good work - on both counts.   I really like the pattern too.

    Keep up the good work....

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      blondie2sew | | #17

      I am smilin!! Thanks for your wonderful compliments!!I like that pattern too! I know it will get many more uses!

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