Truth: I like twirly skirts.
And the Colette Patterns Zinna Skirt is a twirly skirt.
Sometimes it's hard for me to reach for a more basic, neutral fabric when sewing. I mean, if you're looking at cute little stars or cat faces or clouds, how can you go with a boring solid??
But I'm getting better at it. Which is good, because the neutral things are really the ones you wear all the time. I mean, you DO need something to wear with those stars and cat faces and clouds. This texture waffle-ish woven fabric fits the bill perfectly.
I love this skirt, and find myself reaching for it all the time. I want to make a few more - maybe out of some of the luscious [yes luscious] new chambrays we just got in at Sew LA.
The slouchy tee is my own pattern made from this drapey knit from Girl Charlee. Just a heads up though, the cut I got was knitted really off grain, so because of how I had to fold it a lot was wasted. But it was quite inexpensive, and I love the color and the print!
P.S. If you're wondering why I'm holding my phone in the first picture, you can read about it here.
Project Stats/Sources, Skirt:
Pattern: Colette Patterns Zinnia Skirt
Fabric: Brown textured yarn dyed from Sew LA
Buttons: from Sew LA
Project Stats/Sources, Shirt:
Pattern: my own