From the Archives: IKEA Skirt #1


There was a time when I didn’t post every single thing I did on the internet.

Can you imagine?!?!

DSC00083It was the year 2011 and this skirt was supposed to be only for practice – I wanted to learn how to gather skirts. So I convinced one of my friends to drop me off at IKEA (not a very practical store for the non-vehicled of this world) and bought this fabric for cheap. Life has its own ways however and this skirt became a staple of my wardrobe. There’s a lot of creasing and crinkling going on, but looking past that it’s super comfy and ideal for summer. Except this summer, because I took so much weight it barely fits me at the moment. No fun having to perform circus acts to get into a skirt, so I’m going to wait until I’ve dropped a few kilos to wear it again. It’s okay, though! It’s getting too cold here for summer skirts anyways.


5 responses to “From the Archives: IKEA Skirt #1”

  1. I love the fabric and the high waist detail. In fact, I’ve been recently planning to use IKEA fabrics for two dresses, they’re cheap and fun cottons, so why not? *^o^*

  2. […] With a print this large, I didn’t want to use a complex pattern whose details would only get lost in a sea of roses. I selected two of my go-to pattern pieces, the yoke also used for my Casino skirt and the skirt pieces from this Burda pattern (blogged examples here and here). […]

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