It’s All About the Glitz! Pattern Review Vogue 1247


I love this fabric (Gold Metallic Linen Blend)!  It was just lovely to sew with.  I am really into “glitz” these days — must be the old eyes! I want this fabric in every color.

I used a casual Vogue skirt pattern (1247) with this fancy fabric.  For some reason, I like the juxtaposition.  I plan to wear it with tights and boots — and maybe even the denim jacket if I get up my nerve!  So afraid of being an old grandma who is trying too hard!!!

I lined my skirt with silk crepe de chine as the fabric wants to wrinkle.  This helps a bit.


Metallic fabrics are on point for this season and with the denim jacket you have a fabulous weekend glam look.  Thank you, Cissie, for sharing how you put this look together.  I love it!! 

2 Comments

  1. Valerie
    November 6, 2014 / 6:36 pm

    Very on trend. Your version is proof that this skirt works in every material!

  2. Audrey
    November 21, 2014 / 2:21 pm

    I love that you made this skirt out of a elegant fabric with a bit of sparkle. Enjoy wearing it.

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