Monday, 1 May 2017

Dalahäst Skirt

 
Dalahäst, Dala horse, skirt, dressmaking, Scotland, fo[p-lk, Sweden, off the shoulder top, corset, pompoms, washpapa, washable paper, heavy cotton, interior design, scandinavian design, bag, swing skirt

When I saw this heavy cotton Dala Horse fabric in the shop, I knew I had to buy it and make something from it. At the moment,I am in love with full skirts with petticoats, so I didn't think twice.

Dalahäst, Dala horse, skirt, dressmaking, Scotland, fo[p-lk, Sweden, off the shoulder top, corset, pompoms, washpapa, washable paper, heavy cotton, interior design, scandinavian design, bag, swing skirt

When I found the Scandinavian Design Center on-line shop, I was actually looking to buy a wooden Dalahäst to compliment my small collection of folk art. 

Dalahäst, Dala horse, skirt, dressmaking, Scotland, fo[p-lk, Sweden, off the shoulder top, corset, pompoms, washpapa, washable paper, heavy cotton, interior design, scandinavian design, bag, swing skirt
 
Of course, it wasn't the only fabric I bought, so you will probably see more similar projects soon.
The skirt is made of two rectangles with plenty of pleats to fit the waistline. I also made in-seam pockets because pockets make every outfit that little bit more practical.

Dalahäst, Dala horse, skirt, dressmaking, Scotland, fo[p-lk, Sweden, off the shoulder top, corset, pompoms, washpapa, washable paper, heavy cotton, interior design, scandinavian design, bag, swing skirt

I didn't make a petticoat as I already have one from Lindy Bop. Also, when I was working with tulle in the past, I experienced problems with accommodating bigger volumes of fabric in my sewing room. And, yes, you need quite a lot of tulle to make a nice petticoat.

Dalahäst, Dala horse, skirt, dressmaking, Scotland, fo[p-lk, Sweden, off the shoulder top, corset, pompoms, washpapa, washable paper, heavy cotton, interior design, scandinavian design, bag, swing skirt

Do you remember Cut-Out Bag, made of Washpapa washable paper, that I made earlier this year? It is one of my favourite bags at the moment and I think it looks really nice with the rest of the outfit. Should I make couple more for my on-line shop? ;)

Dalahäst, Dala horse, skirt, dressmaking, Scotland, fo[p-lk, Sweden, off the shoulder top, corset, pompoms, washpapa, washable paper, heavy cotton, interior design, scandinavian design, bag,



No comments:

Post a Comment