Monday, August 3, 2015

Lime Skirt and Sash

Looking through the pattern stash, I settled on this slightly flared, above mid-knee length skirt.
View A looked like the perfect pattern for this on-trend skirt.

Butterick misses skirt and sash 5613
Line Drawing
She really wanted this color so I used what I had which is a lime scuba knit from Fabric Mart. Being a tall girl, I added 8" to the skirt length and because she wanted a wide band, I added 4" to the band. I like the drape of the skirt in this fabric, but would like to make it in a lightweight broadcloth and a couple inches shorter. That's the way she rocks her skirts!


  1. Very nice! I love the color. Looks great on her.

  2. great color! it suits her well! as alwaysyou did a fantastic job Dot!


  3. I love how the yoke gives waist shape (my older body doesn't do well with waist gathers) and lovely drape from the hips. Great color, too!

    1. Molly, it's not good for my figure either, but I try and get away with it. I'm a little too thick around the middle for it.

  4. So adorable, and she looks rather pleased. I'm sure this cute skirt will get worn a lot!

  5. What a happy cheery cute skirt!

  6. This is such a wonderful skirt! It looks super!

  7. The skirt looks wonderful, and I hope she enjoys wearing it .

  8. I absolutely love thesesewing patterns! I’m going for it and I’ll let you know how it goes!


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