Project on the outskirts

I’ve noticed that my sewing projects have gone a bit quiet. I could sum up a number of reasons for this, of course. That it takes up a lot more space than knitting, that my sewing machine is upstairs, where it is cold, that I can’t lay out any fabrics on the table downstairs or the cats start playing hide and seek whenever some fabric is draped over the edge… I could sum up loads of excuses, but I won’t.
The fact is, I’m working on two projects. One is a summer blouse that I am working on in class. The other is a winter skirt that is my very own design. Nothing too complicated, but I just don’t seem to get on with it. And I should, since spring is already in the air…
So far, I have drawn out a pattern, cut out the calico/muslin parts and sewn them all together. I also fitted this rough version, but apparently it’s too wide. I really should alter the size and get on with it now…
Just to prove my point, here’s a little preview.

skirt pattern