Unlike Kate Moss, I am not afraid to wear twin sets and mom jeans. I buy one each every year with the Loehmann's birthday discount. Look how well last year's corduroy jeans* work with my new sweater. I think the turtleneck dates to my Colorado days.
Unsuitable for plaids and stripes and Alabama Stitch Book, the abridged version.
Full length view with lining peeking out. I forgot to photograph the inside of the skirt. Imagine an inside yoke of teal cotton Indonesian batik and a turquoise sueded rayon lining. The lapped zipper came out satisfactorily, to my big relief.
Not Your Daughter's Jeans.
** Do you remember the heydays of Denver Fabrics when they purchased fabrics leftover from the domestic apparel industry and sold them to home sewers at very reasonable prices? I've never experienced such a great fabric store (in selection, service and price) since. The current bricks and mortars DF store is a shadow of it's former self and the online store is not affiliated with the Denver one.
The owners downsized the store because both their customer base and domestic apparel manufacturing declined. There was too little quality fabric to sell to too few customers. I wish they could have just held on for the resurgence in interest from twenty-somethings. Sigh.
This was one of their monthly specials for something like $3/yard and I purchased two colorways. So it was marinating in my