Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Handmade Skirt


A little while ago I set myself a new challenge to dust off my old sewing machine and to get using it! The only way to get better at something is with practice, not thinking if only I was better...

After I received the travelling Stash Box I realised my opportunity had come, there was some devine thick fabric in there that was the perfect amount for a super simple skirt!

One day I would love to put a little applique pocket on the front, but lets face it, I'm not much of a perfectionist and now that I have 'finished' this I probably wont be altering it. Dreams, huh?

Anyway, I quickly had to sew this then and there (10pm at night) and debuted it at Church the next morning. Hubby loved seeing my legs after a long winter! ;)

It feels SO GOOD to have made something that I can wear myself! 

My summer sewing challenge I have set for myself:

1x Skirt
1x Top
3x Dresses




The print on the fabric is navy and white. I teemed it with a colbolt blue cardi, and a peachy pink scarf and matching shoes. Just between us I love wearing scarves. For someone who has a limited wardrobe they are the perfect accessory to change any outfit! 


Outfit Deets::
Silk scarf: Gift from a friend visiting India
Cardigan: Glassons
Skirt: Handmade by meeee
Shoes: Warehouse

Joining in with Wardrobe Wednesday at Create Hope Inspire

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Traveling Stash Box

Do you want to join me in a summer sewing challenge for yourself? You could do anything really!




6 comments:

  1. Oh its so cute Sophie. Love the print on it!
    I am a scarf lover too, they brighten up any outfit! I have quite a collection (ahem) now... lol.

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  2. Well done on the skirt Soph! Cute print.
    I'm definitely trying to get some things sewn for me this summer. I'm thinking a few tops, a dress perhaps (which might not be worth it as I'm breastfeeding) and a skirt or two. Too many things on my list and not enough time to sew though. Can't wait to see what you sew next! xo

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  3. Ha you look awesome!! Love the print and the way you have styled it up. You look really fab. Can't wait to see what you make next. :o)

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  4. Cute Sophie! Well done you! I love the outfit you've put together around your spanky new skirt too - matching your scarf and shoes is perfect.

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  5. cute! and good working getting it made....looking forward to seeing what else you make from your list

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  6. Love it!
    My legs need to see wax before they can debut

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