I used Kwik Sew Easy Skirt Pattern 2805. The fabric is from IKEA- I find them so easy to work with. However I was dissapointed with the orange thread I picked. It was Coats Duet and I can safely say I'll never use their threads again! It kept breaking and tangling itself- not a good thing for a beginner like me! I still managed to make this in a couple of hours. The skirt has an elastic casing which can be a bit uncomfortable after a while but overall I love it and have been wearing it with pride a few times! (So far it hasn't fallen apart in the street so I must be doing things right!)
A while ago I wrote a post about my disaster dress. Well on Monday evening I decided to try to turn the bottom half of the dress (which fitted me) into a nice and neat A Line skirt. And I managed to do it! And I put a ZIP on the side (huge achievement by my standards!)!! I was so pleased that part of this fabric- which I really like- could be saved!! I haven't taken any pics yet- a very blurry, taken-in-distance pic will probably appear in 6 months time, knowing me!
Next things on the to-do list:
- Carry on trying the knit purl knit purl until it doesn't look like a set of knots. I must learn this before Christmas- otherwise half of my Christmas list is in jeopardy!!
- Try one of the Burda patterns I uploaded from their website (which I recommend)
- Make a skirt for my mum's birthday- she'll be well chuffed!!!
Until next time,