A’little bird told me’ skirt
Fabric: Skirt is made of upholstery fabric from IKEA, the yoke and pokes of poly cotton.
Pattern: Simplicity 2451. Considered on of 2010 best patterns by Pattern Review
Pattern Description: Misses’ skirt sewing patterns, each in two lengths. Easy to Sew Collection. I made View D, the pleated front mini-skirt version.
Notions:Lots of buttons.
Time to complete: 4 hours
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes and better.
Were the instructions easy to follow? Very easy. Great simple pattern.
What’s skills: Buttons, piping and slash pocket. I found Sewaholic slash pocket tutorial very useful and used her tips.
Did you make any alterations or modifications? yes, added a placket for my buttons instead of zipper.
First worn: July 2012
Wear again? Yes.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? The front pleas, the pockets, everything. It’s so very shape flattening and comfortable.
Will you make it again? Yes, for shape D. Not sure I like A or B.
Conclusion: Perfect pattern. It’s comfortable to wear as it feels like jeans but a lot more fun!
Hey girls, I’m so sorry I haven’t been sewing that much but I always keep an eye here for inspiration.You are all guilty of adding more patterns to my wish list. Sew happy! xx