Hi, everyone! Hoping you have been having a lovely holiday! We have, and it’s not over yet. We’ve got the traditional day-after-Christmas get-together with my family later tonight. I’ve got a delicious Pumpkin Trifle to make for that, and some gifts I haven’t wrapped yet, but other than that, I’m good to go.
I thought I’d take a few minutes, crack open a Dr. Pepper, and tell you about my Christmas skirt.
You may remember I asked for advice in regards to fabric choice. Popular opinion was with the Optic Blossom print, and I had to agree. So, Optic Blossom it was, with Martini accents. I’m very pleased with how it turned out!
The nitty gritty
Pattern: Breezy Beach Wrap from Sew What! Skirts (I’ve made this before, but I needed to draft a new pattern, since my waist >ahem< isn’t what it was when I made my pattern a year and a half ago. *sigh*)
Modifications: I used 3 4-inch strips to construct the waistband, as opposed to 2 3-inch strips, so that the ties would be wider and longer,(to show off more of the Martini). After making the skirt, I ended up cutting them down by 6 inches on each end.
Fabric: Amy Butler’s Midwest Modern Optic Blossom in Gray and Martini in Mustard