Showing posts from November 21, 2010

Continuing to build the skirt wardrobe - Vogue 8355

When I'm pressed for time to sew I fall back on my favorite instant gratification projects - skirts and simple tees.  This past week was no exception. With my husband away entertaining himself by hunting deer and tent-camping on snow covered grounds in bitter cold weather (that seriously does not sound like much fun to me) I pictured myself spending those seven days in my sewing studio. Well, I didn't get as much time sewing as I had hoped (and my husband did not bring home a deer as he had hoped) but did manage to complete a skirt and a few tops. The skirt is from Vogue 8355  a Divine Details pattern I originally purchased with the intent of sewing the entire skirt suit. I still might but not until the weather warms up again. It's a very basic tapered skirt and the only "divine" detail being the bottom band.  Because I used a tone on tone plaid I cut the band on the bias to add a subtle detail to the band. I played with adding piping or lace between