At 10pm last night I got this crazy idea to start a little sewing project. Why does that zest and inspiration come to me so late at night ? (perhaps because that is when it is quiet around here)
A simple wrap skirt. I chose to sew it without the optional ruffle, pockets or trim. Black linen, plain and simple. I am not used to wearing a waist that is so high...it took me a while to figure out that I would actually have to tuck my shirt in. Does anyone ever do that anymore? It was weird, I felt a bit frumpy at first.
I was glad to have a black slip to wear under this. I was wishing that it wrapped a bit more (maybe if I lost a few inches of my non-existent-boyish-waist that would help :) The overlap portion of fabric was only about 8 inches, on a windy day that can be dangerous! Other than that, I really like it. The waist band puzzled me for a while, I kept thinking I was sewing it on upside down. And yes, I had to rip out a seam- twice.
This viewpoint makes me smile. I am glad to have captured (by accident) the little bodies of motion that are constantly whizzing around me. Even Sophie The Cat got in on the action. So, if you need a quick spring/summer skirt this is a pretty easy pattern. I am thinking of making another one, only this time I would make a contrasting waistband and matching bias trim around the edges of the skirt...no hemming that way.