Swing Skirt to Work

Today I wore my new Sybil Illusion Swing Skirt.  I was going to wait until I completed the red tank top and cardi, I wanted something new to wear so I knew a RTW teal/aqua colored top would go with the skirt as well.

I took some photos before work this morning and decided to take them in a diffferent location instead of the second bedroom or the hallway.  The kitchen became the new location.

Front view-I played with the lighting on Cyberlink Photo software

Side view-this is truer color of teal top and skirt

Waist line

I wore the white crochet type cardi just for a little warmth in my overly cooled office
I enjoyed wearing the skirt; it is a style that I don't wear often, normally sticking to pencil style skirts. In a previous post I spoke about the control panel.  After wearing for a few hours, it became annoying.  It rides up and even though I tacked it to the side seams it rising up and pulling.  I think the panel needs to be larger through my stomach hip area, it stops at my hip.

For a quick fix I plan to insert a gusset in the front area to give a little more width; the other solution is to add a piece at the side seams to let it out some.  There is a dropped yoke skirt in this collection and I think the control panel would work best for that one and perhaps for the pencil style.

Other than the control panel annoyance, I truly like the skirt and the quick and easy sew.  My fabric feels good also.  I think there will be a next time for this style for fall to wear with boots, I will leave off the control panel.

I think the size runs true to size.  This was based on using your waist size for the correct size for this swing skirt.

I have some other Love Notions patterns to try.  But first will complete the red tank and cardi.

Comments

  1. I wouldn't have been able to wait either. It's a very cute skirt, why didn't you twirl?

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  2. Really pretty skirt. Hopefully it is more comfortable to wear after you make adjustments. It looks great with the teal top and white shrug. I had never heard of LoveNotion patterns before. They have some interesting designs.

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    1. Thank you! I had not heard of them either and I think I found them through Kollabora or Indie Sews. They do have some interesting patterns and I have purchased a few of their top patterns.

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  3. I was wondering how the control,panel,would work, when I read about it in your review. Now I know. But still the skirt is wonderful . Looking forward to seeing it with the red cami and cardi.

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    1. Glad you know. after I added a triangle piece to mine, it sits much better. I think I will use wider elastic next time also. I have yet to find the right red cami and cardi to go with the skirt.

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