Make It Perfect by Toni Coward
Fabric: Wonderland by MoMo (Moda)
Modifications: I didn't add a contrast band at the bottom, as I didn't want to draw away from the main skirt panel. I cut the rectangles for the main skirt a bit longer than the pattern called for to compensate (basically my one yard cut in half, so just under 18"), and simply hemmed the bottom.
I could wear this everyday and just stare at the beautiful Wonderland fabric. If you don't know about my obsession with Wonderland fabric, then you should read this, this and this.
Of course, I did learn a couple of things to improve on next time:
- Match the zip to the waistband fabric, not the main skirt fabric - that zipper pull stands out a lot!
- Place the zipper stops at the top, not the zipper tape! The zip stops about and inch short of the top.
I was so anxious to get this photographed that I had my nearly-four-year-old try to photograph me in it. This is the result:
Have you sewn any clothes for yourself recently? What did you make?