You know, years ago a friend suggested I try patchwork as she knew how much I loved sewing… Back then, my thoughts on patchwork were much the same as knitting – total waste of time. A skirt should take an hour or two, not 5-10, right? All those fiddly bits of fabric? Forget it!! :)
An accidental patchwork experiment a couple of years ago, to use up some scraps, and before I know it, I’m “famous” (hehe) for my patchwork skirts and dresses.
I think this was the first. I think I’ve gotten better, what do you think? :)
As back-breaking and exhausting as it can be, it’s SO rewarding.
Selecting the fabric
Cutting all the little squares and forming the tiers
and then piecing it all together… to be rewarded with AWESOME!
Do I have a patchwork skirt? Yes, I do… just a knee-length as generally the weather isn’t favourable for long skirt (picture swathes of fabric clinging to sweaty legs & me tripping over)… but one of these days, I’m going to dedicated time to making myself one as I absolutely ADORE wearing them for photos :)