Monday, August 2, 2010

Gored Skirt

I've wanted to make a gored skirt for a while now.  Cotton skirts were out of fashion while I was growing up, it was all rayon and other smooth, slippery fabrics.  I've seen many, many cute cotton skirts around the last several years and have wanted one. I have so much fabric, I thought I'd try making one.  I didn't want to go buy a pattern, so I found this sew-along.

I think I'll go back and read this more:

These were also helpful:

I mostly like how it turned out.  I had to take it in a bit (made some pleats), and I think I'll do a regular waist band next time.