After all of the cutting and ironing, I was dying to see how the gabardine and Burberry would sew up, but I didn’t want to get ahead of the Sew-Along. So, tonight I whipped up the skirt from the Simplicity 6976 pattern. It’s a simple A-line skirt in the very neutral camel gabardine, but the skirt facing is the Burberry rain wear, which is a fun touch that I’m very happy about.
The skirt still needs a zipper and a hem, but I’m going to wait to put in the last stitches once the trench coat is finished. If I do end up wearing them together, should the hem of the skirt peek out below the trench coat? Hemmed as is, the skirt will be a couple inches longer than the trench coat. Since the skirt and trench coat are the exact same neutral color, does it even matter? Maybe I should just focus on finding the skirt length that’s most flattering on me?