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Showing posts from March 11, 2014

A Springy Skirt

Finished something new!  I'm so over this crazy winter that's been going on here in Chicago, so I needed to make something bright or myself.

 This skirt was based on a photo I saw somewhere on the internet (that for some reason I can no longer find) but the original version was super-plain, dark purple and black/grey herringbone. Of course, I put my own crazy bright color spin on it.

I pulled in the bottom hem an inch on each seam (a total of 4 inches) for a slight bit more of a pencil look, but on me I think the skirt can be pulled in just a teeny bit more. I also made my own covered buttons using the yellow overhang material.

I'm really not sure how I feel about the back. I think in the next version of it, it might be a good idea to NOT have the overhang in the back. You might be able to see that it's a completely separate piece though I did tack it down where the buttons are as well as on the corners of the back piece. 
 I had to have this house print! I found …