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Monday, September 30, 2013

Mimi's quick 15 min skirt and a sneaky peak of S1756!


  I hope you ladies had a wonderful weekend, I sure did! I didn't do anything in particular, but sometimes those make for the best weekends, yes?! I was able to finish Simplicity 1756 on Friday, and I love it! I'm showing you a sneaky peak today, I know how mean am I lol!



Sneaky peak of my sleeveless blazer S1756!

I do want to show off my little skirt, made by Mimi G's you tube 15 minute skirt tutorial.. I knew on Sunday I wanted a quick and easy project. I debated between this skirt and a New Look pattern, New Look 6150, but Mimi's skirt tutorial won out in the end. I will come back to this top, I wanted to make view E...
 
There's not much to say about this skirt other than it is extremely easy, I used only a yard of fabric, which was left over from a failed project, so that's a score in my book! I will add however that if you make this skirt, please, please use a zig zag stitch on the elastic like Mimi suggest... Don't ask me how I know, lol! I promise you it sounded like some popcorn poppin' when I first tried on the skirt, without adding that zig zag stitch to the elastic, lol! Also, for the hem I just serged and used a twin needle for the hem.. Easy stuff I tell ya!
 
Is that a skater dress pattern that I spy cut out on my sewing table, why yes it is!
   Well ladies, I am off to work on some other things that I have cut out this weekend, come on mojo don't fail me now, lol! Be blessed ladies and nothin' less and continue to stay fearlessly fierce!

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8 comments:

  1. Uhm...you hooked that up! I like both looks with the vest and the denim button up! Very cute!

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  2. Candice - loved having a peek at your jacket/vest and ain't MiMi's pencil skirt the BOMB! Love that red and black (it is black - right?) version that you created. You are going to get lot's of wear from it I know!

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  3. Faye, yes, Mimi's pencil skirt is the BOMB! And yes it's black and red, and it definitely should get a lot of wear...Have a great week Faye!

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  4. Love the combo!! I was just thinking of making a Mimi skirt out of some bondage stripe knit I just got. Can't wait to see your lady skater! Maybe it might give me the kick in the pants to get mine done.

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    1. Thanks Shawnta! You should go ahead girl and make Mimi's "skirt" it is too cute.... And my lady skater dress is done, and girrrrrrl I am in love with it lol!

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