Sorry for the BAD photos! I must be the last person to make this skirt.. in my defence I made it last winter and didn't finish putting the zip in and hem it (although I had pressed the hem up!). Yep took about 15 minutes... If you don't recognise it it's the Rachel Comey V1247 that many have made. I haven't made the top - even though I like it, I think I have too tiny shoulders to make it work, but if I have nothing else to make up (ha) I will give it a go but without the French seams - I don't have time for fancy insides! I have this cut out (since last summer) in a white and green circles.
For this one I made it without the waistband and drafted some facings. I am short waisted and even without the waistband I feel the yoke of the skirt is at least 3-5 cm too long. The pockets sit (on me) right where my widest part is and accentuates my tummy. I'm wearing it here with the wool unlined jacket I made a couple of years ago and then it shrank when I washed it (by hand). I got more of this wool last year at the fabric sale I go to so I will make another this year.
I have a couple of things I want to finish off before I start new projects.
I have my exams on 17th and 24th June and then I have my graduation ceremony on 24th July and I'd like to make a dress for that. I've been having restful time since last Wednesday and not looking at books or notes but I'm onto next week for my first exam. Wish me luck (I'll need it - International Finance is not more interesting than it sounds! Apologies to those who love finance.)