DIY Simple Skirt Alteration


Everything has been on hold for the last few weeks, life is too busy and I have a horrible condition that means I am unable to say no to anything. ever. it is not always a good thing...

My craft room looks more like a dumping ground as I have stacks of pre-washed fabrics ready for projects which I don't have time to do. But,  have managed to register as a small business and revamp my web site in the hope that, with a little (lot) of time and effort, I can start making some money. It is that or a normal job, I know which I would prefer (especially since I have no idea what I want to do when I grow up, I really should decide I am 34 in 2 weeks...)!

I have managed to squeeze in a tiny bit of sewing. I sewed a hem!!

I got this pure wool tweed skirt at a flea market last year (£3)  and it has been sitting patiently waiting for me to shorten it.

Well, it's time came and, using a skirt I altered last year, I cut it to length, pressed it, then hand sewed the hem. I used to hate hand sewing hems but I actually loved doing this hem and it looks so much better than a machined one.

The skirt looks a longer on than I thought I might shorten it a wee bit more!

Off to schedule my week in my google calendar, that way we might have proper meals this week...!

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  1. Love the skirt, the colours are great and it's always nice to finally get just something ticked off the list! The website looks fab! I am very impressed. Hope it goes well! X

  2. That skirt definitely looks better now!


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