Feathers Flights // Sewing Blog: Stash-Busting with Katherine from Thrifted Things

4.16.2013

Stash-Busting with Katherine from Thrifted Things

I am lucky to have met Katherine from Thrifted things in real life. She is one of the sweetest and most real girls I have ever met. Katherine made a beautiful dress with leather details designed by her and a fantastic Anthropologie shoe tutorial.
Hi there! I'm Katherine from Thrifted Things, a blog all about the cheap clothes I find from thrift stores! I'm so excited that Heather asked me to bust some fabric out of my stash and make something! I am definitely a fabric hoarder. I love finding fabrics that have fun prints at thrift stores, plus it's dang cheap. But like Heather I just don't want to use my fabric on just ANY project. It has to be the PERFECT project. For this project I decided to use my pattern making skills and make a 6-gore skirt for myself. Here's how it turned out!

Sometimes ya just gotta buckle down and trust your instincts and use that fabric of yours! I absolutely LOVE how this skirt turned out. It's given me the courage to use my fabric ;)
Thanks so much for having my Heather!

I can't believe she designed the pattern and then made the skirt! It's a gorgeous color with the perfect amount of flare! Thanks for sharing with us, Katherine!

4 comments:

  1. How does one make a skirt like that? It reminds me of the skirt Penny from the big bang theory wears to work. I want a skirt like that. Any suggestions?
    I love the color that she used, so pretty!

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  2. I tried to pin this post on Pinterest but it was asking me to upload a picture or provide the picture URL parameters. Is that an error on my part? I dont know how to do that. Help anyone?!

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    1. It has something to do with her sending me the html and the pictures not being on my server? I'm not sure what it is though; I don't know how to fix it. Sorry! You could always upload it and then change the link for it.

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  3. Super cute. Just the right amount of Hug and flare.

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