Making your fabric go further…

We’ve all had occasions when we don’t have quite enough fabric for a garment. In those cases, I would use other fabrics for contrast accents/trims of various sizes and locations. That allows me to use less-than-ideal amounts of fabrics as well as make use of remnants left over from other garments. Here’s an example: I have some green floral fabric left but not quite enough for a skirt. I added accents of white and forest green cotton, as well as white lace:

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