But conspiracy or no, I will prevail, albeit in a slightly modified fashion, and much, much later than expected.
You may remember my project, which was to make my own version of this skirt from Anthropologie. I was thinking of something in purple or maroon tones, but with a less “fancy” feel.
I found a nice deep red double knit polyester and a really pretty vintage inspired pattern, see original post here. I was concerned about my chosen embellishments (black, gray, gold and cream bits of organza and chiffon and pearly button) – they seemed a bit “dainty” for the fabric.
That was the innocuous beginning, and here is how the conspiracy unfolded. Continue reading