As much as I enjoy finding wonderful free sewing patterns online, especially on my all time favorite website and probably my biggest weakness, www.pinterest.com , sometimes a good ole bought pattern is rewarding too.
Well over a year ago, (I am sure) I bought this Simplicity pattern hoping to sew pretty skirts!
And I am finally getting around to sewing ONE pretty skirt.
I tend to be like that, buy lots and LOTs of fabrics or patterns. Then months and sometimes years down the road I find a use for them. :) The skirt pictured above is no exception. The main skirt fabric I purchased probably close to two years ago! At my local fabric store…. Wally World or some call it Wal-Mart!
Now comes the exciting part!!
The black fabric you ask, where did I purchase that?
Can I get a drum roll? Please?
No, don’t clean your glasses! Yes, it IS a rather large, not so attractive black dress. I was shopping … well… you know the drill a long time ago…. at a neighboring “city”. My sister and I ALWAYS stop at the Goodwill stores. I happened to find this for around $4.00 and thought…. LOOK AT ALL THAT FABRIC!! Bought it with no looking back.
I think it worked out rather nicely for this skirt. And I have black fabric to spare. Added Bonus!
Any good story is not complete with a few mishaps.
I would like to introduce you to my friend…….
…. The Seam Ripper….
It will be making more appearances through out my blog, that is a promise.
I can not end on that note. Why not another look at the skirt?
“The simplest things bring ME the most Joy“