Friday, February 19, 2010

Another skirt

I made another of the Style high waisted skirts. It's in abstract puffs woven, leftover from my dress. I'm not sure if this will be part of my SWAP or just an addition to my wardrobe.



I actually made this last weekend, but hadn't hemmed it as I've been feeling pretty poorly all week. Friday afternoon gave me a lease of life and I hemmed it today after work. There's not much to say that I didn't say last time, although having worn the red one to work again this week, I may lengthen the facing next time for comfort and neatness as the facing ends at my natural waist and creates a fold when I sit. RuthieK says she has this pattern and to you, Ruthie, and anyone else who has this pattern, I would highly recommend it. I am hippy, the only thing I inherited from my Italian ancestors was round hips, so normally I would stay away from something that emphasised the difference between my waist and my hips, but this skirt is suprisingly flattering and it makes me feel kinda sexy, in a naughty secretary way.

I realised I have no summer black tops anymore (a victim of wardrobe culling) so I need some black knit and possibly even white to wear with this.

15 comments:

Sue said...

The skirt is gorgeous. It would look super with black.

Karin said...

The skirt looks lovely. And I think it could look wonderful with other colours also, besides black and white. Maybe you should try it. Light blue for instance?

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Angelia said...

Love that skirt!!! I can see how it would be flattering

RiAnge Creations. Ltd. said...

Nice skirt. The fit looks wonderful. I'll have to pull out my high waisted skirts and give them go.
Angela

Faye Lewis said...

That is so cute.

Ann's Fashion Studio said...

Grrrrrrreat looking skirt and very nice fabric.

The Slapdash Sewist said...

Love that skirt and the print is so cute.

Eugenia said...

Beautiful skirt. I love the style and the fabric is gorgeous.

Sew Passionista said...

I relly like this skirt. I have a McCalls pattern like this and I love it because it takes care of my muffin top!!!

Trudy Callan said...

I love your skirt. And thank you for the sweet comment about my What I'm Wearing post.

Faye Lewis said...

Thanks for the Kwik Sew jacket pattern tip. Kwik Sew will be on sale at Hancocks for the first time ever soon. I'll pick it up then. Any more Kwik Sew tips - I don't sew them much at all.

Kathi said...

I really like this - the fabric is awesome!! Have fun making some black tops!

Faye Lewis said...

Thank for the jacket pattern suggestion! Hancock Fabrics had its very first ever Kwik Sew pattern sale so I got your pattern. I'm not sure if I will use it this time, but I'll have it whenever I need it.

Lily said...

Gorgeous!! I am also hippy, however I think I always look way better in things that emphasise the difference between my waist and hips. Embrace the curves!