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Island Railroad womens Skirt  XS SM MED 1970s vintage fabric - chevron stripes rust white brown skirt - ruffle clothing upcycled clothing

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Island Railroad Mini Skirt
- Vintage brown chevron stripe Doubleknit
- Mod print ruffle
- Reddish Rust Brown White
- 1970's Vintage virgin fabric

Vintage polyester fabric is just soooo BAAAD! But in my hands, it gets a cool new life again. Some might call this skirt recycled or upcycled, except the fabric is vintage virgin, NBS -- Never Been Sewed.

A warm reddish brown and white print if chevron V stripes-- that's this vintage polyester double knit fabric. This mini skirt falls just at the knee, with plenty of stretch, and a little texture.

The ruffle is reddish brown, ombre in some areas, with little white squares in staggered rows. The single-knit polyester shirting in the ruffle is also vintage -- the ombre is the areas that have faded a little . I think that gives interest to it. It's joined to the skirt with exposed white serging, as well as edged with white for a crisp look. There's a little bow of the ruffle -- pinned, so you can put it where you wish.

All topped off with a 2-1/2" wide dark brown waist band of very soft cotton knit. The sides are double-stiched for strength, the insides finished with yesteryear tailoring, and the label sewn in the waist band.

All vintage fabrics have been laundered prior to construction and of course, smoke-free!!

Shown is a Medium

X SMALL: Waistband: 26 - 27" (66 - 68 cm)
Hips (5" below band top): 32 - 33" ( 81 - 83 cm)
Length: 14" ( 36 cm) incl waistband and 3" ruffle
Approx Size 0 - 2 American

SMALL : Waistband: 28 - 31" (71 -78 cm)
Hips (5" below waistband top) : 35 - 37" (88-94 cm)
Length: 17" (43 cm) including waistband
Approx Size: 4 - 6 American

MEDIUM: Waistband: 32 - 34" (80 - 86 cm)
Hips (5" below band top): 38 - 39" ( 96 - 99 cm)
Length: 19" ( 48 cm) with waistband .
Approx Size 8 -10 American

Skirt : 1000% polyester doubleknit
Waistband: soft cotton stretch

=====>>>> Please note XS SMALL or MEDIUM in your "Note to Seller" at checkout

The dress-form is 34" bust, 26" waist, 34" hips (86-66-86 cm).
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Island Railroad womens Skirt XS SM MED 1970s vintage fabric - chevron stripes rust white brown skirt - ruffle clothing upcycled clothing