Tough Love in the City Skirt
Added May 31, 2011
Brooklyn, New Yo...
You’ve got to have some tough love to survive the hot summers in NYC. To beat the rising summer heat, I whipped up this flouncy skirt made from a light printed cotton. It took about two hours to make.
I have to wear it with a tight-fitting shirt, or it makes me look to hippy (it’s not a very slimming skirt..but it’s comfortable!).
The fabric has a pretty white-and-red selvedge, so I used that for the bottom of the skirt and didn’t hem it. I inserted pockets and used three snaps for the closure. I left the pocket nearest the snaps loose inside the skirt (so it’s not sewn to the waistband) so that I can slip the skirt over my head and then tighten it back up when I snap it closed.
I have a little diagram of how I made it on my blog Daughter Fish