Tuesday, June 01, 2004

Skirting the Issue



I finished this skirt early yesterday afternoon. It was a quick and satisfying project that only took two days. My favorite details are the askew pockets and contrasting orange stitching. I had to read the zipper directions a few times before I understood what I was supposed to do to properly form the placket, but it wasn't too hard. The linen blend fabric also drapes nicely, though it wrinkles very easily. I had to iron it lots of times throughout its construction. This was McCall's pattern 5066.

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