You can't really tell from the photos, but the buttons are navy and pearly white. I LOVE navy and orange together, especially if you throw in some white!
|Ginger skirt by Colette Patterns,|
I am SO happy with my finished skirt. I'm glad I did this version first rather than the one cut on the bias. Now that I know it is successful, I feel a lot better about cutting into my lovely bow fabric!
This was the very first time I altered a pattern to my measurements, and the fit is perfect. I can't wait to make lots more of these. The cut is so flattering, it makes me look much slimmer than I actually am!
It was also the first time I inserted piping into a seam, and only the second time I've done an invisible zipper. I made myself go slowly and carefully, and was successful with both:
I think I could even wear them together!