I made a Moss Skirt!
I bought my pattern online at Grainline Studio and taped together the .pdf version.
With my black fabric and red lining, it ended up looking like a tuxedo for chicks. I have no idea when I'll wear this, but it fits OK and I liked making it.
I picked a vintage button from Grams, my paternal grandmother that kept everything, plus leftover black Kona cotton from the UPark Quilt, some Type by Julia Rothman that I bought once for no reason and some red satin-type fabric I found in my stash from probably 15 years ago:
Rookie mistake. When cutting the yoke, the fabric was folded (as directed), but because I chose a print with letters, the opposite side is upside down. Fortunately, it's not that noticeable on the final skirt:
I used a red satin lining because I like a surprising peep of brightness:
I love how this looks, all ready to be a tuxedo-y skirt:
More red lining peeps:
Here's how the back turned out. That upside down text blends just fine:
And, here's the final, all filtered up:
I need to work on my backgrounds, like no lingerie bags hanging down over the trash (right) and heaters (bottom) and embroidery hoops (left). Next time.
That was a nice distraction. Now, back to my regularly scheduled program of a Labyrinth Quilt.