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The Travel Skirt

This unique Travel Skirt pleats up neatly onto its own self belt. It easily rolls up for packing and requires no ironing. The belt is threaded through buttonholes at the top of the skirt. The 12 panel skirt has an 8 button front closure, is fitted at the waist, and gently skims the hips. The topstitched panels create a pleated effect. A very slimming skirt for every figure!

Notions: Eight 1/2" buttons, two hooks and bars
Suggested Fabrics: Light to medium weight cotton, rayon, wool crepe, wool challis or dressweight silk.
Note: Not suitable for stripes or plaids.

Fabric Requirements: (instructions for all sizes included)
Waist Measurement:
S (26.5")
M (29.5")
L (32.5")
115 cm Fabric:
2.5 m
2.5m
2.9m
45" Fabric:
2.75 yds.
2.75 yds.
3.25 yds
140 cm Fabric:
2.4m
2.4m
2.5m
54" Fabric:
2.67 yds.
2.67 yds.
2.75 yds.
Interfacing: Two strips 2" wide x 35.75" long for all sizes.
Finished Length: 35.375"
Finished Width at Hem: S (96") M (99") L (102")
For larger sizes, add more panels. Add one extra length of fabric to cut extra panels.

"About a month ago I let you know I was using your Traveling Skirt pattern for a Make it With Wool Contest here in Michigan. I entered in the adult class and made a Vintage Vogue jacket pattern with the skirt. I used Black 100% wool suiting for the skirt and I won the contest. Now I will forward it to the national panel in WI and by the 1st part of January I'll find out if I won the National. If that should happen I will go to the National in Reno NV. Let me tell you, your skirt pattern was the delight of the contest. Every judge looked at the skirt, the construction and the pattern. They all loved the fit. Thank you for the perfect pattern.

All my graditude"

Kimberly Smith
Alma, Michigan


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$12 + $3.50 shipping + $2.02 HST for a total of $17.52

 

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"I have taken this skirt with me half way around the world, pulled it out of the suitcase, put it on, and headed out the door!"

Lee Mackenzie, Batik Butik

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