Author – Autumn (Janette)
Yesterday I wrote about the mirror I redid so that it would work with the skirt I made for our powder room. Since I took photos of the skirt-making process, I thought it would be fun to share it with you.
I love the custom marble countertop and vessel sink but felt that it was a little top-heavy for the open bottom of the vanity. So, I decided to make a skirt for it if I could find the right fabric.
I fell in love with this paisley, and I knew it would be the WOW! factor in the room.
Thanks to all of my years of taking sewing in 4-H, I am really good at sewing straight lines. And making a skirt panel is nothing more than measuring, cutting, and sewing a bunch of straight lines.
One of my go-to tools when sewing is chalk. It really helps me mark my cutting lines because just like a carpenter, I measure twice and cut once. It is important to press every seam as you go. That gives a more polished look to the finished piece.
And just about an hour after I started, I had this great skirt.
I used a tension rod to hold it securely.
So, there you have it. If you have had any sewing basics, like Sewing 101, you can skirt any