This weekend I went home for my bday and haven’t had time to complete my video and photograph my most recent project. I’m afraid you’ll have to wait til next week, but hopefully you can busy yourself with Christmas shopping (or previous projects 🙂 ).
However, I didn’t want you to think I didn’t care any more, so I’m just posting this sneaky peek preview of the next few makes I have in mind. A couple of these are requests I’ve had from friends, but given my mission of democratising sewing, I wanted to open the floor to everyone. If there’s anything you’d love to know how to make, please let me know and I’ll do my best to oblige.
Lots of love,
So this project is ultra easy and ultra affordable. I’ve made a simple wrap skirt for the cost of £2.99 when in shops they’re £30 or more.
It’s made of two rectangles of fabric and doesn’t have any fastenings or anything to worry about. You can use any non-stretch fabric that takes your fancy. I like viscosey fabrics because they handle nicely, don’t crease too much, come in lots of patterns, and are widely available at fabric shops and market stalls. I got mine from a market stall in Tooting, but you’ll be able to find similar stuff anywhere.
I’ve recommended a pattern that uses your hip width of fabric plus 30cm, which gives a decent overlap but a considerable split up the side. If you want to be more covered up, feel free to use more fabric.
This is a perfect first-timer’s project. Please have a go and let me know how you get on. Good luck!