Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Perfecting the Pencil

 I've made a few pencil skirts. It's due to that ongoing thought process that won't let you stop until you get it just right. Please tell me that I'm not the only seamstress that does this. Is it a bit compulsive? I'm sure. But I can finally say, I'm happy, I'm moving on, I'm over it...

 The final pencil skirt is my favorite. I found the lining fabric at the thrift-store. It's silk and it is amazing.

The belt is a re-cycled neck tie.

sweater, jcrew, thrifted
tee, screen print, my friend
skirt, self-made, vintage wool
belt, up-cycled, vintage


Sarah McClelland said...

I like. What pattern did you start with?

alethia said...

You are not alone in the quest for a great fitting skirt. I spend a lot of time making skirts. I made a skirt recently and I am happy with the results, I can now move on.

kalina said...

I am still in the phase of making pencil skirts - I made three so far, but there are more to come... I like this one, especially the finish of the lining.

aprettymess said...

gorgeous! and the fit looks great!

theperfectnose said...

Just found your blog today via the MMM Flickr group. The skirt is awesome btw. Have a request for ya Please install disqus so I don't have to deal with the blindness inducing hideousness that is recaptcha, everytime I want to comment. Disqus handles spam blocking for you (it uses Akismet, the same algorithm that's built into Wordpress) and enables cross platform commenting while keeping tabs on comments, responses, pings and trackbacks.