Tuesday, August 6, 2013

August Lovely Finish Goal

I usually set my Lovely Year of Finishes goals for the things I need to get done for other people. Many bee blocks or a tote bag for a great swap I was in. This month I decided I'd pick something to make for myself. And myself needs zebras.

Probably not a sari or jacket. Although having said that and seeing the photo again it makes me wonder if I need a new robe with zebras. Black and white. You wouldn't even see me in the mornings I'd be camouflaged in the tall grass.

Good thinking me. I actually want to make a skirt out of it. I need to hurry as well as I think this particular shade of fuchsia is great for summer. Or maybe the caramel zebras can take it into fall?
I just draped the fabric on Frida for the photo. I'm planning on making it more gathered then pleated. So far I have cut the fabric into two rectangles and one piece of waist banding. Zipper, no zipper, elastic... haven't decided yet. Wish me luck :) And as you can see, this pink is hard to photograph.


  1. Love those zebras!! I think it will make a stunning skirt, good luck!
    Love your blog and am now following :)

  2. Lovely zebras on pink! This is going to make a lovely skirt :)

  3. Wow! I love the zebras! I can't wait to see your finished skirt, I haven't been brave enough to sew clothes for me yet. Someday maybe!

  4. That is going to be such an amazing skirt!

  5. That is such great fabric! I'm excited to see the skirt!


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