Happy Tuesday, friends! And happy beginning of fall. What kind of projects are you working on for the new season?
I finished up a corduroy Chi-Town Chinos skirt last week and I am LOVING it. I’m wearing it here with my black gingham Cheyenne Tunic (blogged here). The fabric is this gorgeous micro wale corduroy in merlot from Style Maker Fabrics. (Side note: they are quickly becoming my favorite place to shop for apparel fabrics! You honestly can’t go wrong with ordering from them.)
Corduroy is a perfect fabric for this skirt! It will easily style over tights and boots with a sweater on top, transitioning it beautifully into winter.
I’m finding that a lot of people have never sewn with corduroy, so I thought I would bring you my top seven tips. It can be a sort of fussy fabric, but you shouldn’t worry about that. Let’s jump right in! (more…)