In the mean time I'm also still working on my vintage sheet quilt, but what's life with out multiple unfinished objects laying around (along with a
I was up late one night on the floor with wrapping paper, rulers, scissors, markers, and pens. I decided to use my nice wrapping paper because its gridded on the back for easy cutting. Ah! and easy pattern drafting. I followed a tutorial from House of Marmalade that comes in three parts. I got through the first two one night and finished up the third portion of the tutorial following morning.
I will admit. I was back and forth on this tutorial. I would look at it and decide yes I was going to attempt it, then I would close it thinking it would be much harder than it looked (and it did look a bit tricky). The darts and the curvy lines at the top of the pattern is what really deterred me. However, the tutorial is really easy to follow, thank you House of Marmalade. :-)
I'm a low rise girl, but with this skirt I felt I wanted it to be high waisted; to add to the look of the skirt and maybe reduce the muffin top that appears when I sit. (Is it still called a muffin top when it's only there when sitting? Blah!)
Hi! This is me, sporting my new pencil skirt; in bad lighting and a messy room (mess moved to the side of camera view). I'm also sporting my super cute new striped boat neck shirt I bought last week at Old Navy. I love this outfit.
|See? Skirt buckles right where the darts are.|
Once again thank you House of Marmalade for a fantastic tutorial!!