Three front & back sets for new Fat Quarter Skirts are done. There’s a 4th skirt in process as well, but it’s not as far along (I’m still dithering over what to use for the border fabric) and it turns out my design wall only holds pieces for three skirts at a time
I think I’m going to do something a little different with the one above. I’ve got the perfect, goofy, Brandon Mably print to pick up the pink and lavender tones in those fun Kaffe Fassett prints. Combined with the mint green, it may push this one dangerously close to Easter Egg territory. Final effect TBD.
The border on this one (and the one below) is a little wider because I cut from yardage rather than a fat quarter. Why I have hot pink rick-rack in the stash I’m not sure, but since it’s there I’m going to use it to finish the hem on this one. If I had 3 yards of that gorgeous orange on blue floral I’d make myself a maxi dress (wouldn’t that be fun?). However, given the vast quantities of unused garment fabric that have piled up in the stash over the past year or so, I’m going to try to restrain myself from ordering more of it.
I didn’t think I’d use these two (pre-border stage) together, but here they are. It took a deep rummage in the stash, and many failed auditions, to find just the right print to pick up the orange and olive tones in the featured FQ fabrics, both from Valorie Wells delicious “Coccoon” collection (As you can see, I have a bit of a thing for butterflies). This one might get some rick-rack, too, if I can find a good color match for the dark orange or yellow…