Still Plugging Away at New Look 6538
Well, my corduroy skirt is MOSTLY finished. Almost all of it, in fact, except for the buttons that need to be sewn on and a few bits hand-tacked to the inside. So why isn’t it done? Because I spent all morning working on this:
The more eagle-eyed among you will recognize this as the other view on the envelope. What can I say, I had some denim that begged to be used up and I need bottoms for fall.
Technically, I really need pants but I like being able to sew up a skirt, make a few adjustments and KNOW it will fit. Whereas with pants, even cutting out a size larger and taking it in is no guarantee it will resemble anything decent on my figure. I’m going to be making pants later this week however, since I have a stash of heavyweight material that is crying out to be used up and I’m tired of skirts. Be prepared for a lot of swearing. On the plus side, I have some bag patterns that make good use of scraps of twill…