Sorry about the silence! I was really busy this weekend, I had a bread order to work on Saturday, a pie to make, and Mom and I went to a cross-stitch get together. On Sunday we had a church fellowship (that's why I had to make a pie) and then I babysat that evening, so I was too tired last night to post!
Anyway, I got my skirt done and wore it on Sunday, along with a belt I made to go with it. I was going to get one of my friends to take a picture for me, but I forgot to ask her, so I had to make do with the tripod and timer on my camera. :)
It doesn't always turn out great, but it works.
Here's the skirt hanging up, so you can see the shape of it more:
I'm using this pattern, view D, but without the pockets:
I decided I didn't want the pockets for the look I was going for, plus if I have pockets I have a tendency to jam my hands into them, which doesn't look very lady-like, when I should really just figure out what to do with my hands! :) I found myself trying to find the pockets yesterday, and then forcing my hands to relax...at least I've gotten over what I use to do, which was to stand with my right arm behind me, holding my left arm which was hanging down, in a sort of speed-skating pose. I'm not even sure why I did that instead of folding my arms... "I'm not defensive, but my arms are too long!" :D Okay...that got rather off-topic!
The fellowship yesterday was fun and my right arm is sore from playing air-hockey...ouch! I love playing air-hockey and I'm rather intense in my playing, especially since I'm used to playing with my dad. However, I was playing someone who was as intense as me, but more accurate, so I lost the game!
Ah, I think that's all I have to post about right now, my next posts will be about sewing (how to do French seams) and my felted hat that I finished.