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Crescent skirtName & Location: Amy, Australia
Blog: All the cool sewing blogs were taken, so I went for a legal theme (counsel, get it?!)
How long have you been sewing: About 3 years.
Why did you want to commit to The Sew Weekly Challenge: I’m only good at deadlines – I’m usually finishing off the garment in the wee hours of the morning before the event.
What do you love most about sewing garments: Saying that I made them!
What do you hate most about sewing garments: Cutting out the fabric!
What do you want to accomplish this year with regard to the challenge: I want to get better at fit – I have a crazy body….
Your biggest non-sewing goal of 2012: Get admitted as a lawyer. :)  And lose 15kgs (-2kg this week!)
What are your favorite sewing/fashion blogs: Gertie’s Blog, Sewaholic, 3 Hours Past The Edge of the World

The “I really am an adult” skirt:


The Facts
Fabric: Cotton with clovers and skippinig girls (thus the title of the skirt!) purchased at Spotlight about 2 years ago
Pattern: Sewaholic’s Crescent Skirt
Year: 2011
Notions: Black Ribbon, black invisible zipper
Time to complete: 4 hours
First worn: Sometime in 2011
Wear again?  I’ve worn it about 40 times this year!!!
Total price: $30 (including pattern)



Amy has been sewing for about three years. She graduated from law school in December 2011, so has a lot of work clothes to sew!


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  1. Hey Amy! Wishing you lots of fun sewing weekly this year! I’m committed to waving the Australian flag here, so really looking forward to seeing your creations! xoxo

  2. Cool skirt – I’ve yet to use fun fabric, but the day will come! Great to see so many Aussies here.

  3. That skirt is super cute! And I’m glad you get to wear it so much :D