strawberry fields forever

Fall/winter is fast approaching, but I am determined to continue wearing skirts! I guess I need to get some tights. Anyway, I finally bought some strawberry-splattered brown corduroy I had been coveting, so out came one of the Machiko Kayaki books (I think it was Skirt a la Carte?) and then a skirt!

It is super comfy. I think it might be a four-season skirt. Even Peter had no disparaging comments about this one (though he did make me take off my neopolitan ice cream-colored knee highs for the photo shoot).
And speaking of Machiko Kayaki, Tania set up a flickr group for fans of Machiko Kayaki! Go check out the super cute skirt she just finished.
Okay, superbuzzy shop update should be up and going Wednesday, I think, so please go take a look (especially if you are into kitchen themes. Seriously).

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17 Responses to strawberry fields forever

  1. Sasha says:

    Ooh how I covet the strawberry print!
    Lovely skirt!

  2. melissa f. says:

    oh nice– and i see you’re going with the layering. good call.

  3. molly says:

    I really looooooove your skirts. I am smitten to the point of being completely unable to comment lately.

  4. Lynn says:

    SO cute, Mariko.

  5. If you wear a dress over pants I will have to come to your house and kick you.

  6. Tania Ho says:

    🙂 now I definitely have to finish that dress, and I just NEED to make more skirts …

  7. greta says:

    the knee highs would have been serioously cool 😉
    just sayin’
    beautiful job on another Very Cute Skirt!

  8. amanda says:

    That skirt is so fabulous…super cute print! I never know when the socks are good or not. Hmn.

  9. beki says:

    That is so cute! I love the look of your skirt with the pink flats.

  10. Ann says:

    That’s so cute! And very flattering. Would also be cute with boots for winter…. 🙂

  11. hannah says:

    this is good, so are the barbie shoes. and tights are good too. where, oh where did you get that fabric???

  12. gleek says:

    very cute skirt! i think that you’ve inspired me to seek out and find kayaki-san’s books!

  13. alison says:

    Ooh, this is one of my very-favourites!

  14. carol says:

    ooooh, love it! especially with the pink ballet crocs…a perfect match! (i want to see those neopolitan ice cream knee highs…they sound cute!)

  15. J Strizzy says:

    That fabric is awesome. Need some. Superbuzzy…?
    Oh yeah, the skirt is fantastic too, but then yours always are.

  16. Janel says:

    Such a pretty skirt! You are too cute.

  17. Aisa says:

    WOW! i really like the skirt. And i check your blog almost every day.
    I’m a beginner at sewing and i’m just wondering if the machiko kayaki patterns would be too complicated for a beginner to follow?
    Thanks very much!!

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