Just sharing a quick link to another blog that gives a very realistic look at Lolita, and in that way I found it very relate-able and encouraging to read something “telling it as it is” for realistic expectations.
I hope you will find it interesting and encouraging as well!
Finished my newest skirt! I am in love with it and I can’t wait to coordinate it in so many different ways. The wide waistband is very flattering and comfortable and I think I might have to make all of my skirts like this from now on!
Skirt: Dragonflies at Ducks
Tutorials from this skirt
Pockets | Shaped Waistband
I couldn’t find any good brown fabric at JoAnn’s (and I have a gift card, so I wasn’t going to look anywhere else until it’s all used up!) but I did find these amazing fabrics instead:
I quickly figured out the skirt I was going to make and patterned the skirt gores. I would use the blue dragonfly fabric for the main skirt and the red for the wide, shaped waistband and either a band or ruffles on the hem.
In this tutorial, I will show you how to best achieve that shaped waistband. Continue reading