The infusion of our island cultures into our styles are nothing new. It is always exciting though to see the blend of the traditional with the contemporary.
I have not kept my love of stretchable fabric a secret, therefore its use here is no surprise. I have constantly used stretchable fabrics to avoid the use of zipper/buttons and I must say, it shaves hours from the stitching time.
And in the end, one ends up with a piece that is modern and timeless at the same time 🙂
Going through the load of fabric I had come to acquire over time, I came across a very stretchable grey fabric. While I cannot recall what I had bought it for I thought of utilising it for a skirt to go with a peplum blouse that I have been wanting to make.
I did a double stitch finishing for both the skirt and blouse using a double needle.
In the past I have not enjoyed working with super stretchable fabrics, but the Singer Quantum makes stitching stretchy fabrics a breeze 🙂
The final products: