DIY Silk Faille Full Skirt

DIY Silk Faille Full Skirt
I absolutely love a full skirt so when I purchased this fabric from Mood I knew I wanted a transition skirt.  The fabric is light and flowe and simply perfect.  It’s slightly sheer so I lined it with a polyester  blend and made the lining detachable, it’s going to be great when vacation time starts.

I used pattern Butterick B5285  View B with the following alterations:
Added inverted pleats around the entire skirt.
Added a 2 1/2 inch panel around the bottom half.
Dropped the back of the skirt 1 1/2 inch to create a more sloped design which gives it more movement.
Added a detachable  lining

Skirt-DIY
Jacket-Acne
Sweater-Jcrew
Heels- Burberry
Clutch-Fendi

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18 Comments

  1. Joanna D
    March 25, 2013 / 6:08 pm

    So cute, Love the skirt and awesome heels

    • March 26, 2013 / 2:58 pm

      Thank you Joanna

  2. Anonymous
    March 25, 2013 / 6:08 pm

    I love this skirt and how you styled it. You have really great style.

  3. Torrie
    March 25, 2013 / 6:09 pm

    SOOOO cute! what color lipstick are you wearing?

  4. Anonymous
    March 25, 2013 / 6:10 pm

    I'm taking my first sewing class this weekend because of you. Thank you!!

    • March 26, 2013 / 3:03 pm

      Awww that's awesome!!!! Congrats!

  5. Tiffany from Chicago
    March 26, 2013 / 2:57 pm

    You look absolutely adorable, I love the whole look.

    • March 26, 2013 / 3:03 pm

      Thank you Tiffany

  6. Anonymous
    March 26, 2013 / 2:58 pm

    The hard and soft of this look works really well. Kuddos to your skills hun.

  7. March 26, 2013 / 4:46 pm

    Its Spring won't you add more color I love seeing the pieces you created but everything black?

    • March 26, 2013 / 5:50 pm

      Oddly enough black is my favorite color so unfortunately for some you will see tons of it here.

  8. March 26, 2013 / 4:51 pm

    Well done…looks so chic but yet ELEGANT 🙂

  9. Anonymous
    March 26, 2013 / 5:55 pm

    I love your work its sleek and classy always

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