Vertical striped seersucker skirt with hi-low hem

You know when you have those spur of the moment urges to just make something but have no specific plan? Well this skirt is a result of one of those times. Usually things like this end up wonky, but I’m quite happy with how my skirt turned out!

Front view (2) of seersucker hi low skirt. Handmade by ConniyaThe fabric is cotton seersucker– white with blue stripes. A comfy and cool alternative to shorts for summertime. The waist is encased elastic, and there is a light gray polyester/cotton underlining that is a bit shorter than the hem.

Close front view of seersucker skirt. Conniya

It’s hard to tell in most of these pictures, but the hem is actually raised in the front and lowered in the back. I simply traced a curve for the front and flipped it upside down for the back.

DSC01184Close side view of seersucker skirt with hi low hem. Handmade by Conniya

Originally, there was going to be a matching sleeveless top with red bias binding and horizontal stripes…I made a few too many mistakes, so I’ve thrown it into  my “I’m-tired-of-messing-with-you pile” to take another look at in the future. Full side view of seersucker blue and white striped  hi low skirt by Conniya.

Instead I’ve thrown on this super comfy and so flattering t-shirt. I’m seriously in love with this shirt. It was on clearance + my boyfriend’s employee discount, so it was a super deal! I want to trace a pattern off of it sometime so I can make more.

Seersucker skirt. Handmade by Conniya

I love how poofy it is! So girly and fun ❤Seersucker skirt in blue and white. Handmade by Conniya

And here’s a funny picture when I was pushing the hair off my face and look kind of like a ballerina.Seersucker skirt. Funny ballerina pose. Conniya

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3 thoughts on “Vertical striped seersucker skirt with hi-low hem

  1. I like how poofy and girly this skirt looks. The stripes remind of a nautical/vintage type of look. Sorry to hear the shirt didn’t work out, sounds like it would of been cute but maybe some other time in the future : ). The elastic waist kind of looks a bit different( plain) in my opinion only, so I would probably pair it with a bow belt or buttons (red, white or the same pattern of the skirt ) just to dress it up a bit more. Just expressing my thoughts of course! Nonetheless, this is a well done skirt!

    • I see what you mean about the waist. I prefer drindl skirts that have the flat piece at the waistband, but love the comfort and fit of elastic- In the future I might experiment with shirred waistbands.

      • I do love comfort myself so I completely understand what you mean by using elastic. Cools, those are comfy too (shirred waistlines) : )

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