DIY Highwaisted Lace Trim Skirt

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My latest obsession has been everything lace, lots of sexy lace undergarments and robes.  While going through my ridiculously overflowing stash, I came across this faux lace fabric I picked up at G Street last year on the clearance wall for only $2.95.  I’m not sure of the content but it has a very slight stretch and it feels amazing.  The lace I used for the trim was picked up at Mood Fabrics in NY over the summer.  They have tons of beautiful lace at all price points.

This skirt was made with the same pattern used for this DIY pencil skirt with the following alterations:

-Added 2 inches to the top of the waist for a more defined high waist.
-Added a 1 inch waist band
-Added a lace trim to the hem

Skirt-DIY
Shirt-Mens button up
Jacket-Burberry
Heels-Giuseppe Zanotti
Clutch-Bottega Veneta

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25 Comments

  1. March 10, 2014 / 2:27 pm

    Gorgeous! Perfect fit, too. I am a lace fanatic too, Nikki, and glad to see the fabric appropriate for daytime. It looks great with your crisp white shirt and beautiful jacket.

    • March 13, 2014 / 3:55 pm

      Thank you Cissie

  2. March 10, 2014 / 2:59 pm

    Your blog inspires me… Thank you!!!

  3. March 10, 2014 / 3:00 pm

    Your blog inspires me…. Thank you!!!!

    • March 13, 2014 / 3:55 pm

      Thank you Felicia

  4. March 10, 2014 / 3:34 pm

    Very beautiful!!!!! as Always!!!

    • March 13, 2014 / 3:55 pm

      Thank you Jennifer

  5. March 10, 2014 / 3:53 pm

    I love a pencil skirt/dress!! Very beautiful!

  6. March 10, 2014 / 6:49 pm

    I love the look with the lace and the way you pair with the jacket! Nice!

  7. March 10, 2014 / 9:20 pm

    Very lovely. The lace at the hem really adds a elegant detail to the skirt.

    • March 13, 2014 / 3:54 pm

      Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

    • March 13, 2014 / 3:54 pm

      Thank you Levone

  8. March 11, 2014 / 3:41 am

    Hi, Nikki! I recently found your blog, via the article on youlookfab.com I love love love your work – and this skirt is gorgeous!

    I notice you sew a lot of leather pieces, and if you're ever looking for something to write about, maybe you could write a guide to caring for leather clothing? And maybe some recommendations on the best fabrics to use as linings for leather clothes?

    Thank you for sharing your knowledge and experiences with us, it's very motivating and inspiring ๐Ÿ™‚

    • March 13, 2014 / 3:54 pm

      Thank you, that's a great idea. I get tons of questions regarding leather.

    • March 13, 2014 / 3:53 pm

      Thank you Melissa

    • March 13, 2014 / 3:53 pm

      Thank you so much

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