At the time, I had just sewn this dress from McCall's 5617:
Here's the result:
While I have the Sundance "All American" T-shirt and copy-catted the necklaces, I could show you a near-replica of the catalog photo above. But here the skirt is styled with a Texas cowgirl T purchased from an airport gift shop somewhere in Texas. Maybe San Antonio? I forget -- I used to have to travel all over Texas for business. And a Brighton belt purchased at the Savannah, GA hotel connected to the convention center (yeah more business travel, assuaged with shopping). But the boots are CIRCA Joan & David from Zappos acquired in the comfort of home.
The hem is simply a raw edge cut below one of the striped sections:
Because the fabric is sheer, as you can see here, I lined the skirt up to the ruffle seam with a matching dusty blue lining fabric:
While wearing the skirt yesterday, I noticed that the sheer ruffle makes interesting sidewalk shadows on sunny days.
I absolutely love this textural slubby fabric. It's from Gorgeous Things and has been in my stash for awhile. Here's another shot:
It's cold right now to wear a sleeveless T, but throw on a leather jacket and you're ready to go:
- posted from my iPhone