Well, at my last sewing class (boo hoo), I was shown how to make it into a full circle skirt! It was really easy and just needed a bit of measuring, some Petersham (waistband interfacing) and a zipper.....here are the results;
I made it in less than an hour :)
Ta Da! As usual, I've got my trusty leggings underneath for
a)warmth (UK "Summer" is not warm!) and
b) modesty! Full circle skirts tend to have the 'Marilyn' effect if caught in a gust of wind!!
Not at all bad for 50 pence eh?! (About $0.75)
I've accessorised it with a red twinset cardigan from H&M, and some vintage jewellery;
Latest Bakelite bangle bargain, $17 from Etsy
Goes perfectly with my skirt and other Bakelite and bamboo!
60s fruit necklace - £1 from Hospice shop, and my new (to me!) Bakelite bow pin. Another steal at just $15 from Etsy. This is my first Bakelite brooch/pin and I already want more!
The bargain hunt is on :)