I am all alone over the Easter weekend, as hubby is taking the dog down to see his family, and I have a course on the Saturday so can't join them.
To keep me from feeling too sorry for myself, or from munching my way through all the Easter eggs, I have planned a marathon sewing weekend, and will attmpt to finish three skirts...am I mad!!!
The first one is already almost done, and is my curtain lining Burda skirt. My zip arrived from Plush Addict so I can get that inserted and pin up my hem. I plan to just do a basic turned up hem with a straight stitch, so should be easy enough. Plan is to finish this on Friday morning.
Skirt 2 is New Look 6056
Greens Fabric and it was only £2.50 a meter! It is a bit thin, so I have also got 5m of a blue lining fabric from Pennine Fabrics who are a dream to deal with, happy to help and will offer suggestions or alternatives to help you out.
I am hoping to do most of this on Friday afternoon, so that I can take it to my friends' house on Saturday night for a bit of help pinning up the hem. By Sunday, I should have my new blind hemming foot, so planning to try that with this one.
My final skirt was one I found on a blog post, and thought it looks so easy I had to try it. One Simple Bliss gives really clear instructions and lots of photos to help, so I bought an increadibly fun jersey print to make it with, and a 50mm elastic for the waistband. The material was £5.99 for a meter, so more than I normally spend, but I only needed a meter so felt I could justify it.
So, am I crazy or is this possible?