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A-line knee-length skirts?

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#1 ~*Lou*~

Posted 13 February 2013 - 01:06 PM

Anyone able to recommend for me where I can buy A-line skirts (knee length) for myself? To wear to work with a nice top/cardie? I used to buy them from Jacqui E, but they stopped doing the style I like.

Many thanks
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#2 HRH Countrymel

Posted 13 February 2013 - 01:10 PM

They are easy to sew.

Do you know any sewers?

#3 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 13 February 2013 - 01:14 PM

QUOTE (countrymel @ 13/02/2013, 02:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They are easy to sew.

Do you know any sewers?

Or people who sew?

#4 unicorn

Posted 13 February 2013 - 01:38 PM

QUOTE (Old Grey Mare @ 13/02/2013, 02:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Or people who sew?

Is it bad that I silently pronounced that as people who sue.

#5 HRH Countrymel

Posted 13 February 2013 - 01:42 PM

Oh dear.....

Apologies to all the non faeces filled people who sew out there!  

Of whom I'm one! (I hope)

#6 elizabethany

Posted 13 February 2013 - 01:45 PM

The term you want is seamstress.

Back on topic, sorry OP, I can't help.

#7 shortnsweet

Posted 13 February 2013 - 01:48 PM

etsy.com has heeaaappps - every colour/pattern under the sun

#8 HRH Countrymel

Posted 13 February 2013 - 01:50 PM

QUOTE (elizabethany @ 13/02/2013, 02:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The term you want is seamstress.

But seamstress is gender biased.  I didn't want to exclude any men who were able to sew OP a nice A line skirt (which BTW thanks OP - I will be doing for myself when my awesome boots arrive!)

Somehow though, in my pc attempt to not leave out the chaps I seem to have insinuated that the OP might be friends with some inanimate, rather stinky infrastructure..!

#9 Glr-r

Posted 13 February 2013 - 02:13 PM

I've got stacks off asos.com

#10 The Old Feral

Posted 13 February 2013 - 02:22 PM

Are you in Melbourne?  Or Vic?  Check out Sheesh clothing,  she does gorgeous skirts with soft  waistbands, 2 choices of lengths.  She sells through markets but you could see if she'll mail them if you're not local.  They're $50 or $60 which I found cheaper than Etsy once postage was factored in.  Loads of fabrics to choose from,  I'm addicted!

#11 Perfect2

Posted 13 February 2013 - 02:23 PM

There are two Brisbane based labels that do great alines.  Dogstar and Maiocchi.  They also have a good range of sizes and currently on sale I think.

#12 Sheesh

Posted 07 November 2013 - 06:46 PM

Hi guys,I was doing a search and saw this topic. Sheesh is my clothing line. And Yes I primarily do A-line skirts. While I am Melbourne based I also travel to Canberra regularly and do lots of country markets around Victoria through the year. I am hoping to get to Tassie and Adelaide in the near future. My specialty is A-line skirts with a stretch waist band in interesting fabrics. The stretchy band means they can be used during pregnancy as well as any other time.Check it out at [link removed by Moderator] You will find a listing of upcoming markets there FYI.Cheers for the mention!

Edited by Chelli, 22 November 2013 - 05:11 PM.

#13 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 07 November 2013 - 06:54 PM

View Postelizabethany, on 13 February 2013 - 01:45 PM, said:

The term you want is seamstress.

Back on topic, sorry OP, I can't help.

Probably more correct to say seamster......

#14 sammyv

Posted 07 November 2013 - 07:10 PM

Sheesh - I love your skirts they look great. Might have to come to the markets.

Dressmaker is another possible name to use instead of stemstress.

Jigsaw often to A line skirts

#15 MsNorbury

Posted 07 November 2013 - 07:33 PM

This brand does some lovely ones. They are a nice high quaity cotton.


I think they come in just above the knee and just over the knee.

#16 Lifesgood

Posted 07 November 2013 - 09:02 PM

View PostOld Grey Mare, on 07 November 2013 - 06:54 PM, said:

Probably more correct to say seamster......
But that makes me think of hamster. Or seamaster.


BTW, I love A-line skirts but they have to be exactly the right length and size on me or I look frumpy in them. And I much prefer them with heels than flats, but that could be because I'm so shrimp.

I bought a nice one on ebay recently - it was Veronika Maine brand.

Edited by LifesGood, 07 November 2013 - 09:22 PM.

#17 One two three

Posted 13 November 2013 - 06:36 PM

I love a-line skirts. I make my own but I have seen gorgeous ones like Essaye, BoomShankar and Wanderlust (check out their facebook page).
I have also seen some nice ones on Etsy.

#18 andieinvic

Posted 13 November 2013 - 06:58 PM

Veronica Maine do a great A-line for work. Great quality, last and last, but quite expensive.

#19 Empress NG

Posted 09 December 2013 - 12:27 PM

There are a few people who make and sell them on www.madeit.com.au

#20 Franni

Posted 28 December 2013 - 08:08 AM

I bought one from blue illusion last week to wear on Xmas, it is linen though

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