Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The T-band skirt


Jealous of my tan? I know you are. I love summer skirts, so this week I have some skirt tutorial posts for you. I love the look of this skirt with the jersey band at the top. So this is my first attempt at imitating it. After making this one I think I would like it better in a heavier jersey or a knit fabric though.

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I have to mention that I won this fabric from this blog (thank you!)...they have fabulous giveaways going all the time....no really....fabulous giveaways.

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PioneerValleyGirl said...

Hmm, I've been thinking of skirt-making (my summer standard), maybe I'll have to experiment with jersey.

Jessica said...

Nice skirt! I also won a fabulous price from 44th street fabric a couple months ago. You made good use of yours!

Rachael said...

Cute skirt, and I really love your shoes!

Stephanie said...

Cute skirt! Thank you for sharing the tutorial!

Tasha said...

Very cute! I love summer skirts too!

Rachel@oneprettything.com said...

That is so cute! I love skirts in the summer and this one is perfect! Thanks so much, I'll be linking.

Brooke said...

Thanks for the tutorial! I noticed your thread holder hanging on your wall. Can you tell me where to find some sewing organizers like that? I need something! My e-mail is bork88@gmail.com.

Ariel said...

this would be GREAT for ladies like me, who are...., ahem, needing some stretch in the waist area. I wonder if I could make it work for my preggers AND post-preggers body??

Ducks and Rabbits said...

I had a maternity skirt JUST LIKE THIS and lived in it. And I thought at the time - I wish I sewed and I could make one of these. Now I sew, but am not pregnant, but this would still be a great skirt. Thanks for sharing.

Alysa said...

Very cute! I get nervous to sew knit fabrics though. Do you have any tips on how to sew stretchy knit fabric?

Quilted Cupcake said...

Thanks for the tutorial. I was shopping at Target yesterday, saw the camis and thought of you. This is an apparel project I may actually attempt!

Andrea said...

Thanks for the tutorial!

I have a weekly Thursday blog party especially for people to share things they've made to be worn. Stop by if you'd like! It is called Make It Wear It and I host it at TheTrainToCrazy.com

Janna said...

thanks for the tut. I made one and posted it on my blog.

Misty-Ann said...

I am not a pro at sewing but with pregnancy in the making :) I want to attempt this! Thanks so much I sure hope I can do it!!

Linda said...

I don't know how I ever found your blog, but thank goodness I did. I love everything!!! I was also reading about the goldfish/pancake saga. Now I am wondering.....ours have been alive for suuuucccchhhhh a long time!!

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