I really wanted to do this sewalong. In fact, I was waiting for it to make my first Mabel. But then, my fabric wasn’t there on time and I thought it would pass me by. Well, it turns out this is the quickest skirt ever! I was done in two days so only one day behind in the end. In fact, cutting the fabric out might have taken longer than sewing.
It’s so comfortable. I made a size L. I’m in between sizes again so I did the larger one as suggested. Fits just fine with no adjustments needed. I will have to make another one if I lose any weight but it comes together so fast that it doesn’t really matter.
I took care to match my stripes properly when cutting and sewing the skirt but forgot to do the same on the waistband. But on the skirt? Absolutely flawless. I used striped ponte and it was extremely well behaved. No curling, easy sewing. That helps so much with the stripe matching.
I already have the pencil skirt version cut out for my second one. But first, another pattern test…