This is for V.2 - a 4 ply silk. It's a crepe like fabric that is, for silk, quite thick. It's unbelievable beautiful. The drape alone will be fantastic enough to wear every single day. It's from Fabric Mart - where I purchased it for a steal! And I'll have it finished up just in time for Me Made June! And notice how the zipper is just a shade darker than the fabric itself? Couldn't find the exact shade, so a shade darker is the way to go.
For V.3 I had this very very very old piece of striped cotton/poly fabric. It's so old, I have no idea where it came from. I've had it, at least, since I was in high school. Sheesh. I'll be underlining this skirt - and showing you how to do this as well - in a bemberg rayon because it's a little sheer. This particular fabric is quite stiff and that's important if you've decided to tackle Version 3 for a first time garment. V.3 is cut on the bias, and there are few little tricks for getting bias to whip into shape, but it will be much easier with a stiffer fabric.
I've uploaded these to the flickr group pool - make sure you snap a shot of your fabric and upload it let us know what you'll be creating your Ginger from too.
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