While shopping at my local fabric store a few weeks back, I spotted a display of gorgeous fall fabric prints. I took my time browsing through all the fabrics and started to group them into coordinating print bundles for what could be a gorgeous fall themed quilt.
Then, I remembered the two quilt tops that were finished well over a year ago and still need to be quilted. I also thought about the all the coordinating pattern bundles I already have in my stash for future quilts; and decided, perhaps maybe something smaller would be a better project choice!
Definitely cute! I can totally see a Christmas version of this skirt in our near future. (Last year I made an appliqued version.) Plus this is another great way to use fat quarters.
There are 2 things that are great about this skirt. The flat front- which allows you to tuck in a shirt or leave it out without too much bulkiness underneath; and the elastic back that allows for easy on/easy off and room to grow.
In this paneled version, I added several inches to the width of the skirt, which makes for more “twirly-ness.”
Product used and recommended in this post:
- My Sewing Machine: SINGER 9960 Quantum Stylist
- My Serger: Brother 1034D 3 or 4 Thread Serger or you can just use Pinking Shears
- Rotary Cutter
- I love my large ruler and large cutting mat, but you may prefer to start of with a smaller Cutting set
- Dritz Dual Purpose Marking Pen and Fray Check
- Ball Point needles Ball point double needle
- Singer walking foot or universal walking foot
- Blind hem foot.
- Wonder clips (I didn’t use these in the post, but they are just awesome!
We aren’t done yet! Here are a few more projects you might enjoy:
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