I turned one of Bad Dad's frayed Hawaian shirts (bought on our Maui trip ~2004) into another Simplicity 2938. Do you recognize the black/white center panel from the duvet I made in February?
grandma sewing style with flat-fell and French seams and bias binding.
Kwik Sew 2666) in successively larger sizes in this fabric. Now she has another pair of Kwik Sew 2666 shorts.
There was still a little bit of fabric leftover. A petite friend is going on 3 trips this summer and I thought the ponte would be make her a good travel skirt.
Because two of the trips are overseas, I put in a hidden passport pocket. The pocket is functional, but not fully functional. Next time, I need to make it 1" deeper and move the opening/overlap up about 0.75". My passport is in the pocket in the top photo. Can you see it?
|I put my passport in it to test.|
All three pieces were made from materials in my refashion bin or scraps bag. OK, I used new thread and elastic. This is my sartorial version of Stone Soup.
With this outfit, I get to say Bon Voyage to both this ponte and my friend.