Inspired by this picture from Pinterest Suede skirt I drafted this pattern. It’s a fake suede fabric. The picture isn’t great, but this is the only mirror in the house large enough to take a full body picture with.
Awesome! I can’t believe you drafted the pattern.
Looks great! Love the buttons down the front.
Interesting that it is a come back…I actually still have mine…
Super cute! Love the buttons down the front.
I see lots of them around these days @AIMR! You should totally wear it.
My grandma used to have a skirt just like this but I think it ended up with my sister, together with her sheepskin coat. I have always loved retro styles, I have piles of craft magazines from the 70s from my mother. The main reason I started to sew as a teenager was I couldn’t find the styles I liked in the shops. I only know the basics of pattern making, but a skirt isn’t that difficult.
That is really lovely!
The front buttons are just divine! and i like how you have it styled, too (with the tee into the skirt). It really gives it an upscale dressed down look.
But boy-oh-boy, do I want that sucker in a corduroy. swoon!
I may have bought some red corduroy to make the same skirt but 4 inches shorter and with jeans buttons (this skirt has brass coloured snaps).
YASSSSS! MAKE THE THING WITH THE CORD MATERIAL!!! waving arms wildly in the air
bhahah - I love you already have this material. You’re like…and THIS IS ALREADY WAITING
Awesome. I have a lot of 70s patterns from my gran. Having three daughters who were teens in the 70s means she had a few! I know there’s some skirts…
Phoebe voiceover “You know that thing… made with that stuff”
YAY for drafting and making your own stuff! Lovely!
Corduroy is back as well? wow…I can’t wait to see it done in that beautiful shade!
Styles might be coming back but my teenage butt is not…
I haven’t really seen a lot of corduroy in the streets but it’s available in the fabric shop in way more colours than it used to be so they are expecting a comeback.
We had a consultant over at work last week who wore a midi length dress with knee high suede boots!