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i’m really tempted to pull out my sewing machine for my skirts this winter! i’ve been looking high and low for warm, wool, plaid, boucle’ shin length pencil skirts and have had no luck at all! fun, funky conservative w/an edge. if you can’t find it in stores is guess its time to diy! these are the fabrics i’ve picked out so far. the great thing about skirts is that 2yds of fabric and you’re good to go! let me know what you think of my fabric choices!

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005TY8SCY/ref=ox_sc_act_image_2?ie=UTF8&m=A1LRP07OGE2JTR
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005TY4QWA/ref=ox_sc_act_title_3?ie=UTF8&m=A1LRP07OGE2JTR
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005TY5Y26/ref=ox_sc_act_title_4?ie=UTF8&m=A1LRP07OGE2JTR

posted almost 3 years ago
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Those are all great for fall skirts! I particularly like the 3rd choice.

posted almost 3 years ago
 
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thanks arisfh! do you sew?

posted almost 3 years ago
 
Fasali
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I know for a fact French Connection does sell wool skirts in different colours :)

posted almost 3 years ago
 
monniej
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thanks fasali. i’ll check them out!

posted almost 3 years ago
 
monniej
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i did find a few on adam.com and j.crew.com, but the prices are outrageous! now i’m sure the sewing machine is a much better option! lol~

posted almost 3 years ago
 
boredstephanie
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I don’t know anything about sewing but just looking at the fabric I like the first one the most =) If you can sew, you should totally do it yourself since you can make it fit you perfectly and you can choose the fabric and style!

posted almost 3 years ago
 
lkb
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Not to shamelessly self promote (okay, well sort of :). I have just opened an online store and have a 100% wool pencil skirt currently in stock. Check it out here: http://the-launderette.myshopify.com/collections/skirts/products/lime-pencil-skirt

posted almost 3 years ago
 
PeachyPanda
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I scour thrift stores for nice wool skirts, then just alter them to my liking

posted almost 3 years ago
 
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thanks so much, boredstephanie. i think that my fav as well. i haven’t made anything other than dollies in a while. it should be fun to get back to it!

miss lkb, i’m on my way there right now! thanks so much for the link.

miss peachypanda, i think you may be reading my mind! i’m thinking that’s going to be an excellent plan b! :)

posted almost 3 years ago
 
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MonnieJ Let me know if you still want a wool skirt. I make 50s/vintage inspired clothing and am about to list some winter items…including a wood dress and skirt ;-)

posted almost 3 years ago
 
monniej
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well, definitely keep me in mind, styleiconscloset! i’m definitely in the market and i love vintage! i’m more the 20s, 30s, 40s in my style preferences, but i’m open to everything! thanks for the heads up! :)

posted almost 3 years ago
 
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i found an amazing site for fabrics! you guys have got to check this out!

http://www.voguefabricsstore.com/Wool-Fabric/

my favs are the wool-blends! i’ve got a box full of goodies already!

posted almost 3 years ago
 
monniej
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i’ve decided that if i need skirts plenty of other folks must need them too! i promise i’ll have my skirts in at least 2 boutiques by christmas. i’ll keep you posted! :)

posted almost 3 years ago
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