Before I worked in the creative sector I had a very grown up job in development. I went to business meeting in board rooms and I wore grown up work skirts. I do not have the need for so many work outfits of this kind anymore so I decided to up cycle one of my former work skirts into a fresh and funky fun skirt.
This project gave me the opportunity to get my sketch book out again also something I have not done in a while I was reminded how much I love to draw.
After planning the design and the colours I wanted to use I transferred the arrows to my skirt. I used chain stitch, buttonhole, satin stitch, running stitch and trellis to fill two of the arrowheads. Below is a close up of the finished stitching. I am certainly enjoying my new creation. What have you been up cycling at the moment?