The big CSSA reveal ~ my first circle skirt!


It took longer than I had hoped, but I have finally finished my very first circle skirt!  Yay!
*does a dance* …  > > …  < < ….  > >….  \ ^ U ^ /

There were some tears along the way ~ I had to restart the waist band about five times and on the last time I accidentally ended up making a small hole in the fabric which I then had to mend with an iron on patch before I could finish sewing the waistband down. : /  I wasn’t very happy about that!

Also the crinoline gave me a bit of a headache ~ I couldn’t find a pattern to make one the way I wanted too, so I ended up winging it!  It worked out ok; and I rather like what I did with it ~ it was just wrestling with the yards of tulle that had me hopping mad every so often.  ; P

I also made the skirt fully reversible so that I could have two in one and I must say that it turned out pretty well!  If you would like to see more pictures and read more about the project details you can visit my blog ~  Depict This! for the rest of the story.  ᵔᴗᵔ

xox,

bonita

• Meet the Author • bonita


I am an Artist, Photographer, Writer, Equestrian, Stay-at-Home-Housewife & Mother of One; so as you can see I have a lot of interests and happily describe myself as a multipassionate. I love the vintage style from the 1800s to the 1950s and aim to incorporate the beauty of simpler times into my life as much as possible ~ you can follow my foray into the past on my blog, or visit my website to see some of my work. ♥ xox, bonita


Love what you've seen so far? Subscribe by email to receive all the week's posts delivered to your inbox in one big glorious email every Friday.

Inbox overflowing? Follow us on Bloglovin instead!

Find the WeSewRetro crew chatting on Facebook and sharing pretties on Pinterest.

4 comments… add one

  • very pretty! that embroider detail looks so cute.

    Reply
    • It was so fun to do Lizzy ~ I am really keen to do some more embroidery on a few different pieces of clothing now.

      Reply
  • Very pretty skirt, and lovely photos!

    Reply

Don’t Be Shy » Leave a Comment!