Wednesday, May 30, 2012
old lady past-times
exactly 7 days later look at my friggin plants!!
and lastly a skirt that has been lurking for some time. i wasnt sure how hemming would affect the pleats, and in short...they were murdered. but now its a little more flowey. and i'll actually wear it so thats really all that matters.
also, i paired it with my first [poor] attempt at the colette patterns sorbetto top. i used some kind of [surprisingly melty] polyester fabric i bought god knows when and havent used as it is rather sheer and a pain in the ass to work with. mind you when i tried to iron the center pleat...it completely flattened the crinkle in the fabric and was permanent through a wash and dry. i also managed to melt some bias tape with the iron before i realized... yea - that aint cotton.
anywho. once i find the right fabric i will attempt the sorbetto again. ive seen no less than 30 successful attempts on other sewy bloggers. i will make it happen because goddamnit i can sew a dress with gathers, pockets, and a zipper. but not a simple 2 piece top with no closures? it will be successful. or i'll be really really angry.