Hot pink pencil skirt

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Avoiding the mid-day sun by staying in and sewing up a simple pencil skirt using a £2 remnant of mystery textured stretchy something from Fabrics Galore in Brixton. 

Traced round a simple jersey skirt I already owned and improvised a waistband at the top which is just a simple tube with elastic running through.

The hem is just the selvage which has a nice wiggly edge and doesn’t look like it will fray so I used it as a design feature.

Very 80s but this is what happens when you learn to make clothes from knits and jersey fabric after seeing the brilliant V&A club to catwalk exhibition.

Oh dear, just realised that there’s enough fabric left to make a matching scrunchie…

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