Thursday, January 10, 2008

Eliza of the West

I wanted a long skirt, but I didn’t want just an ordinary long skirt. I spotted some lovely deep taupe corduroy at the fabric store and I knew it would be perfect made up in a reproduction Victorian pattern (Butterick 4954). I shortened the train a bit so it would be more practical as a high style country skirt. The pattern picture reminds me of Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, but I think it turned out more Western.

And how is this for elegance with a Western flair?

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