1976 tablecloth skirt

September 5, 2007

I made this from tablecloth I got from a market:

Using this 1976 Style pattern which I found in a charity shop (hurrah!). I did cheat a little- I didn’t have quite enough fabric, so the side seams tulip slightly, and I settled for a machined handkerchief hem rather than trying to get a curved one to work with the print…

Here’s a back view:Now all I need is a few pairs of the shoes shown in the envelope illustration…

(Blogged with more pics at Practical Polly)

  1. that’s a great skirt, great job! I would love that as a table cloth as well though, although my 4 year old would ruin it in 3 minutes so perhaps it’s safer as a skirt!

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