JUST LOVE THAT SKIRT PATTERN! GREAT JOB!!!!!
It’s time for another Literary Sewing Circle instalment! Melanie over at Following the Thread is hosting another great read-and-sew-along based on the book The New Moon’s Arms by Nalo Hopkinson. The book takes place on an island in the Caribbean and our hapless, middle-aged protagonist has a bit of a drunken night on the beach, and ‘misplaces’ her pencil skirt.
I’ve been meaning to make a pencil skirt for a while, and this cotton-elastane woven fabric I bought in June calls to mind a Caribbean sunset with its water-washed colours of sand, blue, pink and lavender. Perfect!
I used the Alberta Street Pencil Skirt pattern by Sew House Seven. I’m not normally a fan of patch pockets but I liked the angled style of these ones. I’m also particularly happy with my pattern matching on those pockets. The matching at the side and back seams is a little…
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