Echino Circle Skirt

I couldn’t resist making good use of my Echino fabric from CityCraft. Ive been trying not to hoard fabric, and this 60 inch print was bought with a specific goal in mind – my first circle skirt!


Also, two books came in the mail today, giving me a lot of inspiration!


As I pressed, pinned, and sewed my hem, I started singing “This is the hem that never ends, yes it goes on and on my friend…”

Also, this was my first project using my serger, which hates me. A lot. No matter what I did with the tension, the bottom side was, for lack of a better adjective, loopy. I decided to just plow through and deal with figuring out the machine later. Loopy is better than frayed edges.

Attaching the elastic waistband was a challenge because I had to stretch the elastic as I sewed it to the cotton. Luckily my wonky stitches blend into the elastic.

Overall a success that I’m eager to wear to work later this week.

Happy sewing,


About skylarchastain

I am a fifth grade math and science teacher. In my spare time I love to sew and create my own patterns. I'm trying to branch out into tutorials as well. I live in Texas with my husband Eric and our kitties.
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2 Responses to Echino Circle Skirt

  1. That’s so cute! 🙂

  2. Lou's Labors says:

    I super-love that fabric!!!!! Also, I really love Sew What! Skirts, I have been using it often!

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