My traveling skirt is finished! It is wrap-around so that it will adjust if I lose weight from all of the hiking, or gain weight from all of the ice cream. It is reversible, so wardrobe-wise it does double duty and it matches all three of the tops that I am bringing, as you can see:
Both sides have a chapstick-and-two-euros pocket. That was tricky because I forgot to do them before I sewed both sides together so I had to sew both pockets on at the same time. Lots of what my Mom calls "pinning the H out of it" was required.
Thank you to Marcia of Marcia's Musings for snapping the pictures! She came over for Scrabble (I lost, but enjoyed myself thoroughly), and I jumped at the chance to have a pro behind the camera.
Except for the pockets, which were my idea, I followed directions for the skirt from Sewing Green by Betz White. She used vintage tablecloths and I used old sheets, and I used a wider ribbon for the waistband, but for the first time in years I actually followed a pattern. It worked quite well, except that I am freakishly small, so I had to adjust where I put the buttonhole for the tie to go through.