Zero waste, no cut skirt sample

From the previous zero waste, no cut experiments I did in November, I chose to make up this skirt design as a sample garment.

I think the bustle at the back, and gathering around the skirt worked well and gave the skirt a great shape.  This ruching was created by turning the sleeves inside the skirt and anchoring the shirt to the sleeves in various random places. I was, however, disappointed with the centre front. I was so determined not to cut anything off the original shirts, and this meant that the button stand on the centre front doesn’t sit flat.

If I was to make this again I would take more off the shirt (at the skirt waist) to ensure the skirt sits flat down the centre front.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s