I don't know how long I've had this piece of fabric for, I can't even remember where I bought it, but I do know that it was a remnant and it cost me the grand sum of $5. It had rather a lot of small stickers on it marking flaws in the fabric. It has natural slubby bits anyway, so the slubs that the stickers were marking weren't out of character with the rest of the fabric anyway, so I ignored most of them.
|Example of slubbiness|
|My original sketch of the skirt|
|Alternate version of skirt|
|The version that I actually made|
|Trying to smile while squinting|
into the sun and trying to keep
the hair off my face
And the fit? Let's just say that spending half a day making my block fit perfectly was half a day well spent. It was wonderful being able to make the pattern, and then sew up the skirt, without having to worry about doing fittings along the way. It fits perfectly!