Wardrobe Rx: Zebra Pride Skirt

African Print Shopping Spree

African Print Shopping Spree

Remember this photo from last week? I told you to keep an eye out for a reappearance. So now, you may be wondering how a new fabric purchase could be involved in a refashion. Simple, dear Watson… I bought these fabrics in February this year and have since made one item that I subsequently recreated as another item because I loathed the first one so much.

I really really really wanted to make a Gathered Rectangle Skirt and use an Elastic Waistband, just like all those cool skirts you have been seeing in the stores. I was so inspired after spending more than a few hours perusing Pinterest… The skirts looked so simple and easy to make… But when I was finished sewing, I realized that my attempt had gone horribly horribly wrong. Continue reading