Sew My Stash Sunday – 4

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Just a short post tonight but I can show you the completed skirt.  This afternoon I inserted the zip, finished the hem and facing on the yoke.  It is now ready to wear.

060aThe fit is absolutely perfect so I am very pleased with the pattern making which is based entirely on the hip measurement for this skirt.  I will definitely be making other patterns from the system.  I will share more of the details with you next week.

The yoke on the skirt sits nicely and means that it can be worn with a fitted top like the one in the photo.  The skirt is lightweight and will be perfect for our Singapore trip but in the meantime I will probably wear it to work as our weather is hot and humid at the moment.  I will probably team it with this blouse.

2015-01-03 01I am pleased to have been able to create an entire summer outfit using fabric from my stash.  The total cost was $2.70 for the buttons and $1.15 for the zip.

4 thoughts on “Sew My Stash Sunday – 4

  1. Well done!

    I sewed from my stash yesterday and, inspired by you, made a new ironing board cover – well overdue. It looks lovely, better fitting than the last one which was bought.

    • Glad to know that I have provided some inspiration. 🙂 I agree that the covers you make yourself fit much better, and I believe that they actually last longer as a result.

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