Monday, May 17, 2010

Kasia - finally done!

I wrote a post about this skirt ages ago but just couldn't find the right buttons to make Kasia a wearable garment. Found the buttons, sewed them on and tada! Finished!

Navy cotton twill pencil skirt with bone buttons
Top: Topshop
Shoes: ??? but they are my favourite pair!

I had so many problems with this skirt. The first one was actually understanding the pattern. I have sewn for a long time and read many patterns but this one took me forever to wrap my head around. Then, I removed the gathers on the side panels. They just looked ridiculous. And finally, I ended up drafting my own pencil skirt and added the front bib from the Kasia pattern. There was much swearing involved. And a little whiskey.
But its done and I love it. Fits me perfectly.
The Wee Beast is away for a couple of days so I am playing catch up. Two posts in one day...I've impressed myself. Hope you are enjoying your day! x


  1. Whow! This skirt is so perfect ! Right shape, right lenght, right buttons ! Well done! By the way, there are some tomato plants waiting for you ...

  2. Thanks, Julia! The tomatoes are gorgeous. Can't wait to get them in the ground! x