Black and white pinstripe skirt

I made myself a new pencil skirt from black and white pinstripe knit. Really simple construction for a fast afternoon project.

new black and white pencil skirt

While I was cleaning up in my sewing space not long ago, I started two bags of fabrics for mundane, ordinary, everyday clothing (instead of costumes). One bag was labeled “pencil skirts” and the other “circle skirts”. My hope was to cut out a few skirts at one time, and then sew them up, assembly-line style.

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Retro shirt knock-off

Leopard-print spandex retro-style top

Leopard-print spandex retro-style top

One of the great things about knowing how to sew is being able to make JUST the right item… I bought a retro-style top at a shop in black… but really wanted it in something a bit more fun – and had this leopard-print spandex in my stash. That meant knocking off the top pattern and making my own top!

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