Monday, August 29, 2011
I made a skirt!!!
I've completed my first article of clothing!!! I made a skirt on Saturday, start to finish, and I wore it somewhere!! I'm so excited!!! It was just a simple black skirt, with an asymetrical hemline, and I think it was great!! The waist line looked a little wonky, but I wore a long shirt, and no one was the wiser!! I actually wore it to my old best friend's wedding, so it was kind of formal. Actually having a goal in mind, and completing it, is VERY exciting!! I started Saturday morning, we left for a couple hours, and when we got home, I ironed everything, cut up my skirt, pinned it all over, and started sewing!! Like I said, the waist line was kind of wonky, but that was because I had made the opening for the elastic REALLY big. I got the elastic all set, and dang it, the elastic didn't fit!! It was just a teensy bit too big, so I trimmed down my elastic a little, and then it fit in just fine! I finished sewing it up, and I tried it on! It fit, but the hem...just wasn't right. By that time, i didn't have time to fix it, so I closed it up and put it on!! I'm so proud of myself that I had a goal, I worked toward my goal, and I got it done!! Hopefully I learned how to do it, so next time my waistline won't be so wonky!! I'm sure that the more I sew, the better I'll get!!