pattern that simply cried out to be made instead of being returned to the plastic storage bin of no return (unless the 80s come back.)
I bought a piece of reddish-orange and white challis in a sarong-worthy print and set to work.
I adore rayon challis.I love wearing it and a sick part of me loves sewing it. It presses so nicely, but it does tend to stretch and go its own way, so I decided to underline the fabric with cotton batiste.
The batiste didn't stretch, but the challis did--over an inch in some areas.
|You can just see the purple marks on the orange fabric.|
They honestly did disappear.
After the pleats were done, it was clear sailing--or it would have been if the pattern directions had been correct. The illustration shows the tie attached to the right side of the skirt back. If you do that, then there is nothing to tie the other tie to once the skirt is wrapped.