Summer Cocktail + Wanderer Skirt

Aug 2, 2017

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

**As always, you’ll find some affiliate links scattered within my post, which means I receive a small amount of compensation if you end up purchasing something I’ve recommended.  Thanks for helping to feed my sewing habits!

3 Comments

  1. Max California

    I LOVE this outfit!! I love it on you and I want it as well 😮

    Reply
    • Katy McKinley

      Coming from the style icon that you are, this is one of my favorite compliments!!

      Reply
      • Max California

        Look at me realising how to reply to discus things (งツ)ว ahhaha

        Reply

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