I’m pleased as punch with it. The dyed elastic looks so fab and much sweeter than plain old white elastic don’t you think?
I used one width of some chevron fabric I bought whilst in Australia and joined the two selvedges with a french seam in homage to the Great British Sewing Bee!
I sewed a loop of the waist elastic, gathered the top of the skirt and joined the two together with a top stitch
I then made a small hem that I also top stitched in place. The slightly frustrating thing about this fabric is that the pattern is off grain…that is the chevron doesn’t run straight across the grain. I did cheat and trimmed a little off the edges so that I could get the pattern to run parallel and I could have a nice neat finish to the skirt…talk about picky!
Has the Great British Sewing Bee inspired you to do any sewing? I’d love to hear what you have been up to