Thursday, May 14, 2009

Bonnie Pulitzer




I loved this fabric when I saw it a year or two ago (purchased somewhere online; don't remember where). It reminded me of Lily Pulitzer fabric and I thought it would make a cute dress or skirt for one of my teenage daughters. Oh silly me... How could I forget my girls don't have much use for my "creations".

So, in an attempt to get my sewing mojo back, I decided to whip up something quick and thought this fabric would make a nice springy skirt to wear to the office (we're very casual) or for one of the many graduation related events that are coming up. I used an McCalls 7904 (out of print) and in approximately two hours, had the skirt finished.


16 comments:

wendy said...

SO cute!
How did you finish the front slit? Did you turn back the edges, and then just turn up the hem? It looks so neatly done from the outside, curious minds want to know your secret ;-)

Jenny said...

Super cute skirt, and very flattering! I love how the simplest things can be the prettiest.

Lindsay T said...

It's Lilly lovely!

I found some real Lilly Pulitzer fabric in the garment district two weeks ago and my daughter talked me out of buying it. Said it was too juvenile. (I think it was for the little girls line) Boo hoo.

merry-one said...

I love your skirt. I have similar fabric that I've been cranking out summer skirts with. My bid debate is whether or not to line them. Do you line your cotton skirts? If, so with what?

Lori said...

Very cute skirt and the fabric is darling.

Summerset said...

Very cute - I love a good paisley!

stacysews said...

That is so cute - I really love the fabric!

Carolyn (cmarie12) said...

Cute skirt and I love the print!

Jknits said...

Love it! What great fabric. And in under two hours! Amazing.

gaylen said...

that is lovely! You did a fabulous job. Love the fabric. g

Ande said...

Simply. Love. It.
You are my inspiration!

Tany said...

Beautiful skirt! The fabric is TDF too!

Kellie said...

Oh that is cute, Bonnie! And you're right...very Lily Pulitzerish!

gaylen said...

Another month has passed, can we have another update? g

Faye Lewis said...

That's so cute - loving it!

Jane said...

Great skirt!