The “I really am an adult” skirt
Name & Location: Amy, Australia
Blog: sewingcounsel.blogspot.com 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:
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
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)