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Slow and steady - Simplicity 2343 skirt

Slow and steady wins the race - at least that's how the saying goes .  It's a little challenging for me to be sewing for more than a month on a simple pencil skirt, but my available sewing time has been reduced to 10 to 45 minute blocks of time. The progress so far. Feb. 17 choose the mustard yellow wool fabric to sew a skirt using Simplicity 2343) I choose Simplicity 2343, because I wear my orange version fairly often. Feb. 23, sewed upper yokes to front and back skirt pieces Did you notice anything odd in the photo above? Think about it.  The piece on the left is the upper side yoke of skirt back. The piece on the right is upper side yoke of skirt front. I didn't even notice I had sewed it incorrectly until I was done pressing... And that is why you should not mix Margaritas and sewing. Feb. 24, decided to do add embroidered running stitches to emphasis the yoke seam lines Can you believe it? Me, a self-proclaimed hater* of hand-sewing, actuall