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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Simplicity Sewing Challenge and Refashioners 2016 all rolled into one!

Hello, HoffiCoffi here.

I thought (at the time!) it would be a good idea to combine two different challenges going on at the moment.  Namely, the Simplicity Sewing Challenge and the Makery Refashioners 2016 challenge... all wrapped up into one skirt.

It involved using this pattern...

..for the Simplicity component, and for the Refashioners' element...

you had to refashion jeans.  I managed to buy four pairs of jeans from a charity shop - I ended up using three.  After excessive use of a french curve I came up with this.

Front view.

Back view.

Inordinate amounts of detail can be found on my blog!


Ivy Dewett said...

I've never been a big jean skirt person but this is the cutest skirt!!! I love the red additions! Wonderful job!

jennifer elliott said...

I love the retro/vintage look of the skirt. Amazing work!

Jennifer, EOD

Kevin Hakney said...

Very good website. I liked it very much.

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whatthesew said...

You lucky to find all those jeans, dismiss any guilt. The piping is a nice touch.

Chickie Walsh said...

Great high waist. And the red is so cute.

Ali said...

Love this!! The red piping definitely makes it great!