Feb 19, 2014

Zlata skirt pattern - view B


It's time to show you details of the view B of the Zlata skirt pattern.

Štepalica: Zlata kroj za suknju #1401

After the original version of the Zlata skirt was made, I realized I wanted to make a pattern for it, as I saw a potential to style the skirt in various ways. I thought the belt loops and the transition between them and the waist yoke would look great if the yoke and the belt loops were made in contrasting colors. Following that idea, I made another alteration to the pattern, by adding a separate border, which would give a great balance to the skirt. And that's how the view B of Zlata skirt pattern was made. Basically, these two variations aren't very different.

Štepalica: Zlata kroj za suknju - varijacija B

This skirt was made of some double faced linen blend in golden-brown tones. Indeed the waist yoke and the border enhanced the cut of the skirt and since the skirt is made in rather neutral colors it instantly became one of my favorite garments. It is very easy to match and it's a true eye catcher.

Štepalica: Zlata kroj za suknju - varijacija B

Štepalica: Zlata kroj za suknju - varijacija B

I lengthened the skirt a bit as I wanted to make the skirt as classic as possible, and to balance the volume of the skirt by extra length. Please note the pattern is several centimeters shorter than the skirt.

Štepalica: Zlata kroj za suknju - varijacija B

Štepalica: Zlata kroj za suknju - varijacija B

Štepalica: Zlata kroj za suknju - varijacija B

Štepalica: Zlata kroj za suknju - varijacija B

This time I didn't edgestitch the pleat folds because the linen I worked with was rather fluid and the pleats weren't completely equal and symmetrical. Had I edgestitched the pleat folds, the asymmetry would have been much more prominent. Unfortunately, lack of the stitches will make the skirt more difficult to maintain, especially after the skirt is washed, as the pleats will completely disappear.But, we'll talk more about maintenance during the sewalong.

Štepalica: Zlata kroj za suknju - varijacija B

The skirt has an invisible zipper installed at the left side seam.

Štepalica: Zlata kroj za suknju - varijacija B

photography: Nikola Zamurović

The skirt was hemmed by machine, and the raw edge was folded twice before it was sewed.

Štepalica: Zlata kroj za suknju - varijacija B



How to buy the pattern


Stepalica: Zlata skirt pattern
Zlata skirt pattern costs $11.98,and it can be bought via my Etsy shop
I use 2Checkout as a payment collector - it is an equivalent to PayPal - which accepts the following payment methods:

* PayPal via 2checkout (www.2co.com)
* Credit / Debit cards via 2checkout : Visa, Dina Card, Master Card, American Express, Discover

PayPal doesn't support selling option for my country yet, so I use 2Checkout payment collector instead.

When making a purchase order, select "Other" in the payment options. I have to manually issue an invoice for you, via 2Checkout system. The invoice contains a link where you can complete the purchase - it's a page on 2Checkout's website. Once you fill in your billing information, you can chose to pay either by using PayPal account or your credit card. You don't have to register to 2checkout and you won't be charged any additional fees. It's simple, fast and secure. Once the payment is completed, I will enable the pattern download on my Etsy store. I monitor the state of my Etsy store several times a day, and I get instant emails whenever any change is made, so the purchase is usually completed within the same day. Sometimes, due to my daily duties and a time zone differences, it takes more than a day to complete the purchase.

For any additional information about the pattern or the purchase, feel free to email me at: anajan.stepalica [at] gmail [dot] com


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