Wild & Wanderful

Summer Cocktail + Wanderer Skirt

sewingKaty McKinleyComment

When we received the schedule for the Cricut Conference, it said that the first night would involve a cocktail party.  SHIT.  Cocktail party?  I don't have any cocktail dresses in my closet...because I have this issue of making a dress and only wanting to wear it once, and then giving it away or selling it.

Empty closet.  Fabric that I've been dying to sew into something.  And a short schedule before I had to leave for Salt Lake City.  I decided not to go as formal cocktail as I normally would, and went with more summer vibes.  I AM OBSESSED.

Crop tops are in right now but I don't always have the chance to wear them.  So I made this my chance.  I like it because you get this teeny peek of skin and feel extra flirty, but not actually be showing any skin.  

I've never had a "quick, let me show you my stomach" body.  Ever.  But crops I can get behind with some high waisted bottoms.  

I jumped at the chance to make myself another Wanderer Skirt.  I mean, how can you possibly get sick of a pattern you've created yourself?  You can't!  It's a skirt and it's fun and so fast to make.  I'll probably have a million of these in my closet before I realize it.

#makeallthewandererskirts

What do you think?  Was I "cocktail" enough?

Here are some links for you!
Patterns: Sweetheart Dress (hacked into a crop) by Patterns for Pirates | Wanderer Skirt by me!!
Fabric: Striped Liverpool from Vinegar & Honey Co | Floral DBP from KnitPop

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