Friday, July 20, 2012

Shabby shirred skirt tutorial

Last year I had a streak of good fortune and found myself winning a couple of blog giveaways. 2 Yards of coordinating fabrics from Urban Farm Girl and an original artwork from Cupcakes for Clara. I can assure you I squealed with each one! If you're not familiar with these ladies, I suggest you take a gander around their blogs. They are both seriously talented women!! 

After winning my fabric I honestly was having anxiety about cutting it up. There were just so many things I wanted to do with it but not enough yardage to conquer all. I finally broke down and made myself a skirt. One can't have too many skirts I say....especially during the Summer months. 

Shirring has become my go to technique because It's so easy and quick and I've been able to use it in lots of different ways. I don't go into detail on the shirring because let's face it, I had mostly finished the skirt by the time I started taking pictures. But fear not little ones, here's a wonderful tutorial on shirring

Also, here's a fantastic tutorial from my bloggy buddy Rachel of Maybe Matilda. Use her instructions to get your pocket shape.


  1. Cute skirt and great tutorial. I have a Blog Hop, and I would love it if you would link this post. You can find it at
    It is called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Blog Hop.
    I hope to see you there. Have a great Day.
    Debi Bolocofsky
    Adorned From Above

  2. Have I ever mentioned that you're adorable and I love you? Seriously, I opened this post and looked at that first picture and just thought, "She's so adorable. I love her." Your style is awesome--unique and a little retro without feeling forced or overdone at all--and that skirt is perfect!

  3. Hi, Just wanted to let you know this will be featured tomorrow at The Winthrop Chronicles!

  4. Super cute!
    Congrats on being featured at the Winthrop Chronicles!


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