... I made a skirt! OMG this is turning into skirt week, right? I hadn't sewn any in months and now I want to make plenty of outfits from them. Yesterday I showed you the forgotten green 70's skirt and I liked it so much I immediately took to making another one, this time out of blended denim.
I didn't remember that the pattern for this skirt actually consisted in three pieces, a waistband as well as a centre and a side that you have to cut 4 times hence the eight gores. As you may imagine construction was pretty straightforward, the only change I added was to put the (handpicked) zipper at the back rather than on the side and the most time-consuming part was to finish the inside of the waistband and do the hem by hand, so it took me one big evening to make the skirt.
I even have 70's-like platform shoes to wear with the skirt:
And I should get a lot of credit for making it through the handsewing because here is the kind of attack that I had to deal with every 5 minutes or so: