I am loving how much use I’ve gotten out of the pencil skirt pattern from Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing.  I’ve made a wearable muslin in a fun vintage quilting cotton, a classic version in twill, and now this version in a fun light-weight linen. Because this linen was so lightweight and loosely woven…

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Yesterday, I shared with you the floral pencil skirt I originally made as a wearable muslin.  Today, I’m sharing the skirt that muslin was for.  I present to you a classically simple navy twill pencil skirt. This is the second of my Summer of No Pants 2013 (#SONP2013) sewing projects. The twill I used for…

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I’ve finished my first project for the Summer of No Pants.  Originally, this was just going to be a wearable muslin to test the fit of the pencil skirt before I made one out of my good navy twill, but I am totally in love with this pencil skirt in fun vintage fabric from my…

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