Freckles in April: Spring Skirt Number 1

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Spring Skirt Number 1

Wearing: Hanes t-shirt, skirt by me, thrifted shoes. Come to think of it, I'm pretty sure this whole outfit cost less than $10

Operation Make a Whole Bunch of Skirts has commenced. I got like 5 yards of this fabric on super clearance at Joanns forever ago and wasn't sure what to do with it. It was a great "ah-HA!" moment when I pulled it out of my stash while looking for a good skirt fabric.

I used this skirt tutorial from Freshly Picked. My fabric is a stretchy knit and it worked fabulously (plus: no hemming!) so I'd say it's a good tutorial that will work with whatever type of fabric you have on hand.

I think it makes me look a little wide but eh. It's super comfortable, it has a pocket and I love it. I've got like 3 or 4 more fabrics that are lookin' good for this pattern.

Also, I'd say the Skirt Party is a go! I'm super excited. I'm going to try and pin down details via e-mail, so if you're interested in coming make sure you get your e-mail address to me!


  1. a skirt that doesn't involve hemming is just the skirt for me!


  2. This tutorial would be perfect for the tulle scallop skirt! I love the pattern you picked, it looks really cute.

  3. I so wish I could make skirts just like that... Might even give it a try.

    I'm doing a GIVEAWAY:

  4. Oh! I'm local(-ish... does Phoenix count?). Skirt party?


  5. It has a pocket! You are amazing! I can hardly sew on a button, and you made a skirt with a pocket. That is so sweet.

    North Meets South

  6. I really love this pattern for Spring :)

    Just Better Together
    come check out my giveaway

  7. Depending on when the skirt party may be, I would love to come up and visit. In case you're interested, I have spring break the last week of March.

  8. It looks great and I love the small flowers on it! That's really a skirt for spring!

  9. You are gorgeous!!!
    I just found your blog and I am so loving it!!


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