Hmm how do we feel about such a contrast between this skirt and sweater? I feel like a lighter colored sweater or blouse would be better, but you know sometimes when you're rushing out the door there just isn't time to deliberate these things!
This skirt just screams Easter to me thanks to the yellow and pastel colors, even though I don't even celebrate Easter (I do like its associated candy however, mini cadbury eggs are the best!). I have a bit of this plaid left over too, so I may make a hat someday or use it for a collar or cuffs on something. Shame it is some sort of thermoplastic fiber, but silk taffeta wouldn't have been $4.95 in the bargain bin would it? Certainly not! Cut on the fold as a classic circle skirt, since this fabric was nice and wide there is only one seam in the center back. No side seams, no having to match plaids, which is always a relief! All the yellow meant I pulled out my yellow leather handbag and a yellow snake skin belt I picked up last year. Though I have 3 different shades of yellow gloves now, I tossed a grass green pair in my purse as I didn't want yellow overload!
This is the other of my two Jackie sweaters from Lindy Bob, the other is black and I recently added sequins to the neckline if you remember. I still am not really happy with the shape of these sweaters on me, perhaps the sleeves are a tad too long and that is what's throwing me off? If they were 3/4 sleeves I think even that would be better too. You can understand why they don't get much wear since I can't decide if I like them or not. You can't always win in the repro-vintage game I suppose!
I hope you are all having a wonderful week, I myself am feeling the pressure to finish some big sewing projects as a deadline of mine approaches! Back to it then...
|Sweater: Lindy Bop|
Skirt: Made by me
Handbag, Gloves, Scarf, & Jewelry: Vintage