Today’s outfit was inspired by a photo on Pinterest. After seeing this picture, I was certain that I needed a flower skirt. I quickly looked in my fabric stash and found this cotton fabric that has been in there for 4-5 years. Last weekend I turned the fabric into this pleated skirt. You can find more summery me-made outfits on the Me-Made-Mittwoch blog.

 

Me-made floral skirt pattern 33 Patrones 292 ... Sewionista.com ... Sewing ... Slow Fashion ... DIY ... Blog

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OUTFIT

T-Shirt: H & M
Skirt: Me-Made Patrones No. 292 pattern 33 (more info below)
Belt: Second Hand
Shoes: Belmondo
Sun glasses: Revlon
Bracelet: Me-Made

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Me-made floral skirt pattern 33 Patrones 292 ... Sewionista.com ... Sewing ... Slow Fashion ... DIY ... Blog
Me-made floral skirt pattern 33 Patrones 292 ... Sewionista.com ... Sewing ... Slow Fashion ... DIY ... Blog
Me-made floral skirt pattern 33 Patrones 292 ... Sewionista.com ... Sewing ... Slow Fashion ... DIY ... Blog
Me-made floral skirt pattern 33 Patrones 292 ... Sewionista.com ... Sewing ... Slow Fashion ... DIY ... Blog
Pattern: Patrones No. 292 pattern 33

Difficulty: ●●○○○

Size: 40 (the Spanish size that corresponds to my usual size 36)

 

Sewing time incl. cutting: Around 5 hours.

 

Costs: 1.5 m of cotton fabric for 6 €/m and 1 invisible zipper results in approx. 10 €.

 

Pattern review: I always have to rely on my experience when sewing with Patrones because I don’t speak Spanish. In contrast to other pattern companies, there is also always some important information missing. This time it was the information concerning the zipper. In the end I sewed the zipper into the pleat on the left side. This took some trial and error and I had to lengthen the pleat for this. If I was going to sew this skirt again, I would lengthen the zipper even more.

 

Pattern modification: None

 

Conclusion: I’m glad that I didn’t make a dress from this fabric as previously planned. The heavier weight of the fabric is perfect for this pleated skirt and the pleats form all by themselves that way. I got so many compliments for my skirt today that I will gladly pull it on again. I might even make another skirt from this pattern.