Stashbusting Sewalong skirt

My second Simplicity 2152 skirt – and the first of my Stashbusting Sewalong makes.

The fabric is teal gabardine from ebay, with an interesting black backing which makes a kind of underlining for the skirt.  Also makes it a pain to press – still some work to do on that.

I love the panels and pocket placement on this pattern.  It’s extremely flattering to a post-Christmas tummy!  I’ve worn my navy cord version of this skirt a lot.

My serger (no, can’t get through a post without mentioning it) was so useful for finishing the seams without the bulk of binding them.  Speedy too.

Simplicity skirt 2142 teal back

Simplicity skirt detail

Pattern: Simplicity 2152 £0 (used before)
Fabric:   Teal gabardine from ebay, £13
Time in fabric stash:   6 months
Total: £13

11 Comments

  1. Fab skirt, I love that colour, I don’t know anybody who doesn’t look good in it. And I feel the need to be honest – I have serger envy! I’m not proud of myself! 😉

  2. Lovely! Teal is one of my favourite colours – Jacq is right, there’s hardly anyone it doesn’t suit.

    I’m still unsure on the serger issue, but you’re slowly convincing me!

  3. I love the pocket placement – very cool design feature! 🙂 A nice skirt is seriously (IMO) the best place to inject colour into your wardrobe, isn’t it? I have a royal blue one I wear all the time, styled pretty much just like yours! ^__^

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