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Fabric shopping

It’s been one of those weeks: busy with no time for sewing or blogging. Last weekend after the dress failure I sewed this very simple skirt. It’s a StyleArc pattern but it’s not special. The freebie at the time of ordering and just fine. The fabric I bought at the Utrecht fabric market two weeks ago. I visited the market with Hilde, one of the ladies of our little international sewing group. Such fun to do this together, it was a lovely day (I was even recognized while drinking coffee by another visitor from the market as the lady who’s showing bra sewing on the internet, such a surprise. Thanks for saying hello Trudy). Most probably I will wear this skirt with a black top, but the red might also be a combination. Most of the other fabric I bought:The bottom one was intended for the Vogue dress, it will get another destination at some point. And SewingZoe: my last muslin did not have a lot of stretch. You are right that the pattern is only intended for 4 way stretch fabrics, but a) I …