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8 DIY Skirt Outfits

Today we’re sharing 8 DIY skirt outfit ideas. Need inspiration for getting dressed? Try these skirt outfits!

Skirt Pattern: Sandbridge Skirt by Hey June Patterns

Skirt Fabric: Cone Mills stretch denim

Detailed back pocket instructions here.

Shirt pattern: Lane Raglan from Hey June Patterns

Shirt fabric: Bamboo jersey

Cardigan pattern: Julia Cardigan from Mouse House Creations (DIY tutorial here)

Cardigan fabric: French terry from Raspberry Creek Fabrics

Shoes: Black ballet flats

Baby is made by me too! 😉

Skirt pattern: Syrah Skirt from Baste & Gather

Skirt fabric: ombre fabric from JoAnns (Tutorial here)

Shirt pattern: Cheyenne Tunic

Shirt fabric: Swifting Flora cotton voile fabric

Shoes: Sanita pumps (similar here)

Skirt pattern: Mash up of the Bryce Cargo Pants and the Sandbridge Skirt by Hey June Patterns (tutorial here)

Skirt fabric: Stretch twill in clay (similar here)

Shirt Pattern: Santa Fe Top from Hey June Patterns

Shirt fabric: rayon spandex (sold out, but here’s a pretty one!)

Hoodie pattern: Halifax Hoodie by Hey June Patterns

Hoodie fabric: brown french terry

Shoes: Earth Sandals (similar here)

Scarf fabric: oranges cotton

Scarf pattern: free Seed pattern

Skirt Pattern: Flirting the Issue tutorial (reviewed here)

Skirt fabric: Hand dyed fabric from Alison Glass (more of her fabric here)

Shirt pattern: Lane Raglan from Hey June Patterns

Shirt fabric: Bamboo jersey

Shoes: Black ballet flats

Skirt Pattern: Sandbridge Skirt by Hey June Patterns

Skirt Fabric: Cone Mills stretch denim

Shirt pattern: Seafarer Top from Sew Much Ado

Shirt fabric: sold out here’s a similar blue-green jersey with birds fabric

Shoes: Grey knotted ballet flats

Skirt pattern: Kendrick Overalls by Hey June (removable straps instructions here)

Skirt fabric: olive stretch twill

Shirt pattern: Key Largo Top from Hey June Handmade

Shirt fabric: Painted Desert Night fabric designed by Bari J. for Art Gallery Fabrics

Eastland Sandals (similar here)

Skirt Pattern: Runway Skirt from Savvy Patterns

Skirt Fabric: brushed modal from Califabrics (review here)

Shirt pattern: Key Largo Top from Hey June Handmade

Shirt fabric: Viscose poplin (similar here)

Shoes: Black ballet flats

Skirt Pattern: Runway Skirt from Savvy Patterns

Skirt fabric: Blithe Jersey knit (main) and Blithe cotton voile (godets)

Shirt pattern: Lane Raglan from Hey June Patterns

Shirt fabric: Bamboo jersey

Shoes: Black ballet flats

It’s May so that means we’re participating in Me Made May over on Instagram. (Follow us for lots of behind the scenes sewing goodness!) Me Made May means we’re sharing what we are wearing everyday…and for me that means me-made garments! We’ll once again post a weekly recap of our outfits here on Skirt Fixation with links to patterns and fabrics.

The kids have been wearing a lot of Mama-Mades as usual, and we’ve been documenting them in honor of Mini Me Made May! Except this week we mostly forgot to take pictures of what they were wearing each day in our Instagram stories…see you there!

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7 DIY Skirt Outfit Ideas

Today we’re sharing 7 DIY skirt outfit ideas! Use these ideas as inspiration to get dressed in a skirt outfit today.

Skirt Pattern: Sandbridge Skirt by Hey June Patterns

Skirt Fabric: Cone Mills stretch denim

Detailed back pocket instructions here.

Shirt Pattern: Union St Tee by Hey June Patterns

Shirt Fabric: Double brushed poly from CaliFabrics

Shoes: Earth Sandals (similar here)


Skirt Pattern: Sandbridge Skirt by Hey June Patterns

Skirt Fabric: Cone Mills stretch denim

Detailed back pocket instructions here.

Shirt Pattern: Union St Tee by Hey June Patterns

Shirt Fabric: Double brushed poly from CaliFabrics

Skirt Pattern: Jocole Pencil Skirt (review here)

Skirt Fabric: Embossed scuba knit

Shirt pattern: Lane Raglan from Hey June Patterns

Leggings pattern: Mountain Pose Pants by Hey June Patterns

Leggings fabric: black jersey knit

Shoes: Black ballet flats

Skirt Pattern: Flirting the Issue tutorial (reviewed here)

Skirt Fabric: Double Gauze by Nani Iro (sold out, but here’s some similar)

Blouse pattern: Phoenix Blouse by Hey June Patterns

Blouse fabric: Rayon chambray (Instructions for the yoke here)

Shoes: (similar brown flat shoes)

Skirt Pattern: Syrah Skirt (review here)

Skirt fabric: floral rayon jersey (similar here)

Shirt pattern: Lane Raglan from Hey June Patterns

Shirt fabric: Bamboo jersey

Bandana

Skirt pattern: Gabriola Skirt (instructions here)

Skirt fabric: White shirting dyed with RIT dye.

Shirt pattern: Union St Tee by Hey June Handmade

Shirt fabric: Dana modal jersey in chocolate

Hoodie pattern: Halifax Hoodie by Hey June Patterns

Hoodie fabric: CLUB french terry from Raspberry Creek Fabrics

Shoes: Dansko shoes

Skirt Pattern: Sandbridge Skirt by Hey June Patterns

Skirt Fabric: Cone Mills stretch denim

Detailed back pocket instructions here.

Shirt Pattern: Santa Fe Top from Hey June Patterns

Shirt fabric: rayon spandex (sold out, but here’s a pretty one!)

Hoodie pattern: Halifax Hoodie by Hey June Patterns

Hoodie fabric: Grey sweat shirting
Leggings Pattern: Mountain Pose Pants by Hey June Patterns

Leggings Fabric: Navy double brushed poly fabric

Shoes: Grey knotted ballet flats

It’s May so that means we’re participating in Me Made May over on Instagram. (Follow us for lots of behind the scenes sewing goodness!) Me Made May means we’re sharing what we are wearing everyday…and for me that means me-made garments! We’ll once again post a weekly recap of our outfits here on Skirt Fixation with links to patterns and fabrics.

The kids have been wearing a lot of Mama-Mades in honor of Mini Me Made May! Except this week we mostly forgot to document what they were wearing each day in our Instagram stories…see you there!

Affiliate links are used in this post. If you click on one of our links, we might make a few pennies at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting our small business!

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Me Made May 2017 Week 2

Me Made May with Skirt Fixation

Continuing on with Me Made May, we’ve been posting our skirt outfits over on Instagram.  (If you want to see them in real time, follow us here.)

Me Made May Day 6:

Day 6 verdict:

Me Made May with Skirt Fixation

To reward myself for getting rid of several garments last week I sewed up a new Union St. Tee for myself.  (affiliate link) in double brushed poly from Raspberry Creek Fabrics.  It’s dreamy!

Me Made May Day 7:

Day 7 verdict:

Me Made May with Skirt Fixation

This is my Cheyenne Tunic (reviewed here) and a Runway Skirt.  Both are keepers, I just need to repair the hem!

Me Made May Day 8

Day 8 verdict:

Me Made May with Skirt Fixation

I put on this Julia Sweater in hopes of loving it again.  But it’s definitely seen it’s best days and going to have to go.  The Jocole yoga skirt is a keeper.

Me Made May Day 9:

Day 9 verdict:

Me Made May with Skirt Fixation

I’m not sure what happened to my Julia Cardigan, but it’s completely unwearable and stretched out of shape beyond repair.  I guess that’s what I get for using cheaper fabric.  The scuba tank in great, and the Nani Iro skirt is divine…so they are both staying in my wardrobe.

Me Made May Day 10:

Day 10 verdict:

Me Made May with Skirt Fixation

Still in love with my Sailor Top in Mille Fleur fabrics!  It took me quite a few times to get this shirt to fit my tall, wide-shouldered self, but we’re there now!

Me Made May Day 11:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BT9B78IFO8k/?taken-by=skirtfixation

Day 11 verdict:

Me Made May with Skirt Fixation

This Seafarer shirt is proof that when you have a good pattern and you use top quality fabric, you’ll get a garment you can wear and wear and wear!

Me Made May Day 12:

Day 12 verdict:

Me Made May with Skirt Fixation

And since I threw away some more garments, I made myself the new Willamette Shirt!  (Read my review here.)

Me Made May Day 13:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BUCGlqfh-Y9/?taken-by=skirtfixation

Day 13 verdict:

Me Made May with Skirt Fixation

This Hampton Hoodie fits great and still gets lots of wears even though I accidentally threw it in the wash with something red that stained some of the feathers pinkish!

The kid have been wearing Momma Made clothes too!  Check it out:

Kids Day 6:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BTxDbJgBJj7/?taken-by=skirtfixation

Kids Day 7:

Kids Day 8:

Kids Day 9:

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Kids Day 11:

Kids Day 12 & 13:

 

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Me Made May Week 1

Just like last year, I’m participating in Me Made May.  As a refresher, Me Made May is an event where people who sew their clothes wear them for the month of May.  Everyone personalizes it to what works for them, and I’m doing the same.  This year I’m using the Me Made May event to assess my wardrobe, looking for handmade gaps and to determine what I wear and don’t wear and why.  Then I’ll summon up the courage to get rid of the things that don’t work…even though I made them!  For some reason I have a really hard time getting rid of garments I made.  I’ll summarize each week here, and let you know how it goes.

Me Made May Day 1:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BTjVdtCBv82/?taken-by=skirtfixation

Day 1 verdict:

This is the Marlene Shirt and the nursing modification works really good!  But I’ll probably use it on a different shirt in the future, or lower the armscyle on this shirt if I make another one.

Me Made May Day 2:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BTlyHqrhbTB/?taken-by=skirtfixation

Day 2 verdict:  This Santa Fe top is a keeper!  And the Jocole a line yoga skirt works great too.

Me Made May Day 3:

Day 3 verdict:

This Lonetree Vest is absolutely amazing!  I don’t think I’ll ever get rid of it, since I used top quality Art Gallery Fabrics canvas and made 3 muslins before sewing it up so the fit is perfect.  This ombre Syrah Skirt is one of my absolute favorites too.  I just need to repair the hem.  My double needle and I are not good friends right now!

Me Made May Day 4:

Day 4 verdict:

The Mountain Pose Yoga Pants need repairs, for some reason my machine has a little trouble sewing the knit stitch in long continuous lines…and starts to skip after a while.  The Jocole pencil skirt and Halifax Hoodie are always in constant rotation and good shape!

Me Made May Day 5:

Day 5 verdict:

I really do like the collar of this Parisian top and it’s shape, but it’s old, pilling and the collar is off center.  So I might make this pattern again, and pay special attention to collar placement, use better fabric, and lower the arm cycle and widen the shoulders a bit.  I’ve got a couple other cardigans, and only a few things to wear this Julia Cardigan with, so it’s going to have to go.

I’m also posting pictures of my kids wearing handmades every day over on Instagram, so if you want to see it as it happens, follow us on Instagram!  Here’s what my kids wore this week:

Day 1:

I spy 2 barefoot knights in #mommadeclothes for #mommmay and #minimemademay !!! . . #knighthoodie #parachutesweatpants

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Day 2:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BTmmUqhFED7/?taken-by=skirtfixation

Day 3:

Day 4:

Day 5:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BTuV_A2B0Tb/?taken-by=skirtfixation

There you have it!  See you next week…