Red A-line skirt

My first complete project on my new Bernina (apart from the invisible zip… note to self, get a foot for this!). Another skirt for my daughter. Technical details Pattern: BurdaStyle 02-2010-104B. Size: 38. This meant the skirt sat just below the natural waistline, where my daughter wanted it. Fabric: Stretch cotton twill from Gay NaffineContinue reading “Red A-line skirt”

Circle skirt that loves to swirl

This great circle skirt came preprinted on a panel. It’s been slumbering in my stash for several years, waiting for a sweet young thing with a yellow jacket and matching shoes to bring it to life. It particularly likes swirling, although the sweet young thing does get a bit dizzy and needs to sit downContinue reading “Circle skirt that loves to swirl”

Tulips and twelve year olds

Semi tulip skirt on a twelve year old without an hour glass figure (yet)? Perhaps not such a good idea. But she’s happy ( “Hannah liked it” she said after its first wearing…). It’s a Burda pattern I’ve wanted to make for myself but haven’t got to yet. Burda have their useful hysterical description ofContinue reading “Tulips and twelve year olds”