Amy Butler Barcelona skirt

09 Sep Last Summer Skirt

Greeting me inside LaRoque two days ago was a cute summer dress made from one of my favorite Amy Butler fabrics. It just so happened I bought two yards of the fabric over a year ago, and seeing this smart dress was the inspiration I needed to get this fabric out of the stash and into my wardrobe. Once again I used the A-line pattern from  Amy Butler’s Barcelona skirt pattern and I’m pleased with the result – a casual skirt to finish out the final days of summer. On to fall!...

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05 Sep DÉJÀ VU

Do any of you still have your maternity clothes? I wore Laura Ashley dresses throughout my pregnancies. This is one that I wore during the first half of my pregnancy before I became huge. [caption id="attachment_36" align="alignnone" width="144" caption="Laura Ashley circa 1988"][/caption] Modifying Amy Butler's Barcelona skirt pattern, I turned the dress into an A-line skirt and brought it to the beach for Labor Day weekend.  A new skirt – free.    Speaking of Amy Butler, I simply adore her. I love Amy's fabrics,  books, home and her easy life philosophy illustrated through her products. Visit the inspiration page on her website for dozens of creative...

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