Monday, 10 October 2011

Pencil skirt draft-a-long: parts 1 & 2

Well so far so good... I'm following Sew Country Chick's pencil skirt pattern draft-a-long. I got this beautiful fabric when I went to Goldhawk Road, which is just crying out for a pencil skirt. I also got some lining, so I'm hoping to be clever and line mine...

So far we've measured ourselves (ouch, I need to lose some weight!) And now I've drafted the front pattern piece. I think I'll make a muslin/toile, it's the first pattern I've drafted and am just a tad apprehensive! I'm going doo-lally, I NEVER make a toile!!

The top of the front section, all drawn by hand (I've no French curves).

It looks enormous! I know my bum is big, but...

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