The a-line maxi begins!

So my new project in this cloudy bank holiday- an a line skirt- pattern drawn from scratch!! This is an online craftsy course I am doing and it is actually great.

So I had to buy a few things. I learnt what a French curve is this week (an implement rather than a physical aspiration!!!)

I’ve spent this morning drafting the pattern. I’ve had to try and be clever as the course is for knee length not maxi. Even my pattern paper agreed and was too short!!

Some bog-standard copy paper is doing a stirling job standing in!!!

I’ve got two fabrics I want to make into skirts. The first is this fab Alexander Henry

How cool?

The second is a good old tartan. I love tartan although I’m making life hard on seam matching!

I’m going to make a full muslin first to check measurements.

I’ve been inspired by the latest sewing bee- is anyone watching?

Wish me luck!


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