Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Skirt Challenge Inspiration: StyleArc's Taylor Knit Skirt by Sue

Is it spring yet?  Where I live, spring is such a relative term!  How many of you get snow on May 1st?  We did today and the day I had the hubby take pictures it rained all day long. Plus it was cold!  So, imagine my skirt with a short-sleeved top and sandals.  That is what I wish I was modeling for you!



I used this fabulous knit from my stash.  I know, it's hard to see the details so I will also put in a few closer shots.  It is black knit with variegated stripes running across the cross-grain. It will be awesome with some bright colored tees!  


Sewing this skirt was so fast!  It has two pieces--front and back and the waistband is attached to the top.  Here is the pattern:   


Pull-on tube skirt with angled design lines
This pattern is by StyleArc and it is the Taylor Knit Skirt.  




It is a body-con tube skirt.  Shaping is provided by very cleverly designed side darts.  



Pick a fun stripe so you can highlight the design details!   This is a photo along the front.    


I love fun pull-on skirts like this for summer. The split is just high enough when you sit down that you can feel comfortable knowing you aren't showing the world what you've got and yet it offers enough walking ease that it is comfortable.  All in all this takes about an hour to make, perfect for spring and summer!


Thanks for reading and I hope you are sewing up some fun spring/summer skirts!  Here is what I back yard looked like this morning. :(  
  
               

Sue from Ilove2sew!

**This post is part of Fabric Mart's May 2017 Skirt Challenge. During the month of May, post photos of your handmade skirts on Instagram OR Facebook using #sewcoolskirts and tagging Fabric Mart. You could win a $50 gift certificate given out weekly! Click here for more information.**

1 comment:

  1. Fun skirt, I love the interesting style lines of Style Arc patterns. I am sure you'll get great wear from this one this summer, I can totally picture it with a flowy white blouse!

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