Monday, July 19, 2010

skirt fix

The last skirt pattern worked well last year, but I wasn't completely satisfied. I'm currently living in skirts and t-shirts (with a smattering of light weight dresses mixed in for the super hot days) this summer, and plan to keep the skirt wearing going straight through fall and winter.

I wanted something a little more polished and little more complex than a basic tube-with-elastic skirt. So, I searched around and decided on this pattern here. In one word, LOVE. I've only made one so far, but have enough fabric chosen to make six more. Wrap skirts are my new fave and with a pattern this simple, why not make an entire new wardrobe? A yard and a half of fabric will be more than enough. The pattern calls for two prints, one for the main body and one for the trim and ties, but I've chosen to take the cheater way out and use a double fold bias tape to finish off the bottom and add ties to the top.

Photos of my own skirts to come as I make more...maybe this weekend. Photos shown here are courtesy of the Make It Perfect website.

1 comment:

Good Girls Studio said...

I need to get back on my sewing bandwagon! Looking forward to seeing your skirts!