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October 8, 2009

Floral skirt

With the same fabric as this dress, I made a skirt. I think I like the skirt better than the dress, since it is more versatile. I can think of a lot of variation with leggings, tights, slouchy tops or sweaters... I have a thing of floral fabrics. I know the fashion world this season is all about studs, 80's, Goth etc, but I love romantic floral prints.
No pattern is used. The skirt part is three rectangles, and I pleated instead of gathering the fabric, because of the thickness of the fabric. Then I added a thick waistband and an exposed zipper. I like adding waist band this fall/winter, to make it a high-waisted look. Also I added two pockets on the side! I love pockets!
Tanktop: Unknown, Skirt: Handmade by me, Tights: Unknown, Booties: Payless, Jacket: thrifted Uniqlo.

It has been raining for a week now since the typhoon was coming. Last night, I got up in the middle of the night because of the sound of rain - it was pouring. I miss the sunny weather already.


Dylana said...

Love the skirt! You are so talented. This is such a great blog! Such lovely style you have!

I am def. following!

cutandsew said...

Holly Cow!! This is so totally cute, I can't believe yo made this without a pattern! You did an amazing job I want one!

clarasmiles said...

lovely skirt, i like the zipper!!


Becca said...

perfect putfit! love the skirt :)

mer3kat said...

The skirtt isss sooo cute :]

i love it

vivatveritas said...

thank you everyone!