Saturday, June 16, 2012

If at First You Don't Succeed...

Because I'm now totally a seamstress, I've made four skirts in the past week.

I'm out of control.

I made one for my sister's little girl...then realized it was going to be waaaaayyyyy too big.

So, I made another one.

I ended up having to take the waistband off three separate times because I'd made huge mistakes.

The good news is that I never made the same mistake twice, so I'm basically a pro sewer.

The bad news is that I never could get it exactly right - the gathering is all wrong, it's uneven, and some of the stripes on one of the skirts are all wonky.

But, more good news is that if you wear it creatively (i.e. backwards and sideways), you totally can't even tell!

Here's my work: