7.28.2011

Little Ray Of Sunshine

I'm pretty sure that I've never been called a little ray of sunshine as much as I have been today.

And I'm pretty sure that it had nothing to do with my bright and cheerful personality.

If I were a betting girl (which I'm not, because I'm generally too cheap) I'd say that it had a little something to do with the bright yellow skirt that I was wearing.


Yep, it's finally done.  Truth be told, it's been done for a while now but between the cold and rainy weather that we've been having around here and having to dress up in something a bit more formal than a denim yellow skirt for work, it's been sitting on my dresser for about two weeks.


But today I said "Cold weather be damned.  I'm finally going to wear my yellow skirt!"  The question then of course was "what the heck goes with almost neon yellow?" I have no idea so I just threw on a shirt that I liked and called it good.



As for the skirt, it's made from Version 1 of Colette's Ginger skirt.  Just like the last one that I made I cut a bit off of the side to make it a bit less flared, but looking at it now I wish that I had cut off a bit more.  Perhaps for my next version (that's right, I bought fabric for one more) I'll make it even less flared.  And that one will actually be in a neutral color - gray.  Sadly, I'm pretty sure that when I wear that one no one will be calling me a little ray of sunshine.


Pattern: Ginger by Colette
Size: Cut out a size 4 for the waist and graded up to a size 6 at the hips
Alterations: Took some of the width off of the skirt to make it less flared
Fabric: Yellow denim from Joanns

12 comments:

  1. you are a little ray of sunshine and that blue shirt looks awesome with it too.

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  2. I agree. YOu are a little ray of sunshine. If to no one else, then to me. But seeing from your photos a little cute person also feels the same way about you.
    Beautiful Sewing once again!

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  3. LOVE the skirt! :) might just have to get the pattern and it's all your fault!

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  4. Wow, that yellow skirt is the bomb. It's so simple yet so stunning. Well done!

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  5. That skirt is very powerful. It cheered me right up! I love the shirt you wore with it. Great combo.

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  6. Yellow denim never looked so hot. Love it. When we went swimming yesterday in this 61 degree temperature someone called 'end of Juneuary' I began to question why I love the Pacific Northwest so much. Seriously, a little heat wave in this part of the country wouldn't be so bad, right?!?
    Love your sewing skills.

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  7. love this, the yellow is so pretty, and the pattern, I might just have to snag that up! you're so cute in your posing. :) and those shoes, I hate shoes, but those are cute, give me the scoop! :)

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  8. So so cute! And I love it with the blue top! I would just like to say that anyone who cuts out a size 4 for the waist and grades out for the hips has a pretty rockin' bod!! I extra love the last picture.

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  9. Looks wonderful! I would bet that it's the best thing ever made from yellow denim from JoAnn's. :-)

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  10. You are so cute I can't stand it. Fantastic color choice.

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  11. I love it! The color the shape and your small waist and skinny ankles ... can you tell I'm pregnant and have none of these qualities? Ha! You look terrific!

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