Wednesday, May 7, 2008

The AP Scholar Skirt

I finished this skirt late. It was supposed to be for one of my daughter's birthdays. So instead of a birthday skirt, I told her she can wear it for the dreadful AP (Advanced Placement) test on Friday. Works for me.


Annapurna said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog and for the kindest of all comments I received. You have a very entertaining blog. Very interesting. Love the pictures, your projects, videos, everything. Will be back for more. Lovely skirt and idea.

toxiferous said...

That skirt is so great! I may be a little biased because those colors are some of my favorites but it's absolutely gorgeous.

Lottery Girl said...


Thank you for the lovely compliment! I am so glad you stopped in.

Lottery Girl said...


Thanks a million for the compliment! I appreciate you stopping in.

My Paper World said...

Wow! The skirt is GORGEOUS!! and I LOVE, LOVE the colours!

Lottery Girl said...


I'm so glad you like it! Thanks for the lovely compliment, and thanks for stopping in.

Rhea said...

Very cute skirt! I'm impressed you made it. My son's school has a 50's day coming up tomorrow, and that skirt would be perfect (well, not for him. lol).

Cate said...

I love that skirt.

In fact, I want to make one for myself. Can you tell me where I can find that pattern?

Lottery Girl said...


Thank you so much! My kids love those dress-up days at school.

Lottery Girl said...


Here's the skinny on the skirt:

Butterick, 4520
The green fabric is actually from the home decorating side of the store, and comes in probably six or seven colorways, all stunning. I want the pale blue with brown ribbon fabric for me! Oh, and of course, I'll need a dupioni silk blouse to match.

If you like to sew, see if you can sign up online so that they notify you about sales on the patterns. I only sew a couple times per year, but this still comes in handy. They notify of a one-day sale where all the patterns sell for $4.99 or $5.99, which is a significant savings. I don't know if you saw the dress I made for my daughter (Check out April's posts) but that was a Vintage Vogue pattern that I got on sale.

BTW, I am making the same skirt again for the other daughter. Will look very different. I'll post it when I'm done! Thanks for stopping in!