|Skirt fabrics on the left; bodice and inspiration photo on the right.|
|Start of the rolled-hem stitch. My stitches are too far apart but you get the idea.|
|After the roll. The squares on my cutting board measure 1 inch to the side.|
What I did enjoy was rolling the hems. This was a new technique for me, one I probably should have perfected before doing the actual skirts. My fold was too wide and my stitches too far apart, but I was so thrilled to see the hems actually roll that I went at it full steam ahead. Someday I'll make another handkerchief skirt, if only to prove to myself that I can stitch a proper rolled hem.
|Finished hems on the right; work in progress on the left.|
Even though she does not evoke St. Patrick's Day, I may take Mirwen to the next meet-up. The folks at the library where we meet will not thank me, as they will be sweeping up bits of teal glitter long after our group has left the building. Heaven knows I'm still finding glitter all over my house.
|Glamour wig from Jpopdolls.|