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Patchwork Muslin Skirt with Silk Patchwork Camisole

I created the skirt from cotton muslin. When I am working on a pattern I usually use muslin to check the pattern. There is so much fabric left, that I try to reuse and repurpose. This time I created a skirt which I embellished with patches and old buttons. I am learning how to use the free motion sewing, which I have a looooong way to go with mastering it. The Camisole is a stretch silk and is also patchworked, then embellished with Mother of pearl buttons. I then dipped the top in coffee to darken and give it more texture. The belt is a ribbon embellished with old buttons.

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I Will Be Making More!

I posted this little video on my Instagram and sold the 2 African print Skirts and 2 bra tops.  One you see it I say make the inquiry, appointment, and buy it. I love mixing and matching patterns, colors, prints, it is a new way of looking at fabric.  Here is a good example of the fabrics not being related, but looking as if they are.

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