Abilene Skirt

With all the hubbub around here the past few months, I totally neglected to post one of my recent Creative Machine Embroidery makes – The Abilene Skirt! This little number can be found in the Summer 2022 issue and gives you all the instructions for making your own faux wrap skirt and for adding an embroidered border along the front panel. Best of all, because you’re drafting your own pattern (trust me, it’s easy, it’s all squares and rectangles), you’ll get the perfect fit every time!

Here’s a bit of a closer look at the finished look. For this version, I used a soft, stripe denim (almost like a chambray) that I snagged at Joann. Since I had made this last year, I’m not sure if it is still available or is a staple, but it gives you a place to start if you’re wanting to re-create this look for yourself: