I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. It's been a while now that I've not blogged about my sewing, or for that matter, other homemaking posts. This is due to paying more attention to other things that are happening in my life rather than making time to do one of the things I really enjoy, which is blogging. Yes, I've neglected my blog, but not anymore. I am making a commitment to once again blog more often. Anyways, I had been wanting to blog about my finished six-gore skirt this past month, but with Thanksgiving preparations in full swing I was unable to do it, but December has saved the lack of posting I had in November, thank goodness for that. And now I am able to share with all of you my sewing project. So here is the pattern I used for making the skirt.
ADVANCED pattern 7834, and If I'm correct the style is from the 1950s, it is a vintage pattern of course. Consisting of four major pattern pieces, plus the waistband. It is an easy to sew design so it didn't take long to sew maybe just a couple of hours. This skirt has been on my list since last year, and I am so glad a year later I am able to sew it. I've made a promise to myself not to procrastinate when it comes to my sewing.
(Fabric - Hobby Lobby)
The skirt opens with a side zipper, it is difficult to see from this photo, but it's there. The gores are fitted hugging the hipline, and it is moderately flared to the hemline. The waistband sits just above the navel which im my opinion accentuates the figure.
There are times when I have to alter the pattern or the finished garment once I am done sewing it, but I did not have to do any alterations to this pattern or the finished skirt which I thought was pretty cool. I just followed the instruction, and it turned out very well with a precise fit for my body. I just love when things like this happen especially when one is short on time.
Besame - Cosmetics
Arizona Sweater - JCP
Brown Bow Belt - Target
Skirt - Made By Me
Skirt - Made By Me
Dan Post Cowgirl Boots