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Lindy Petal skirt

Lindy Petal skirt

Last week, Kennis from Itch to Stitch, released a new free pattern. I was one of the testers.

It’s a figure flattering knit skirt. At first I wasn’t quite sure if I would like it. I don’t usually wear pieces like this, but then I remembered a “scuba-like” knit that was in my stash for a while, and thought that might be a perfect match.

It’s a really quick sew… REALLY quick! I did mine in under two hours, including cutting the fabric!

Petal skirt-01

Because I was between sizes, I went one up, but it ended up being to big on me, so I had to redo the whole skirt a size lower (no problem! As I said veeery quick sew!). If the same happens to you, my advise is to go for the smaller size. Since it’s a knit, it will have enough stretch to accommodate your hip size. If you need to blend sizes, you can read about it in the instructions, as well.Petal skirt-02I didn’t have enough fabric to match the stripes, so I went with different directions for the front and back. It turns out I really love this skirt (who knew?! ;D ).

Check out some of the other testers:

Wally and Grace

Candice Ayala

Stitch n’ Smile

Two Chicklets Sew Shop

Gray all Day

Red Raspberry Shoppe

Sew Finnen

Jess Sew Fabulous

So Popo Sew

Petticoat Studio

  • Inspinration

    May 11, 2015 at 10:37 am Reply

    Nice, I really have to add some skirts to my wardrobe!

    • Diana

      May 11, 2015 at 10:40 am Reply

      Thanks! This one is a great add!

  • Rita @ ConversasdeHermanas

    May 11, 2015 at 2:19 pm Reply

    Gosto bastante da saia! Adoro teres feitos as riscas em sentidos contrarios!

    • Diana

      May 11, 2015 at 2:25 pm Reply

      Obrigada Rita! A minha ideia era até que ficassem na diagonal, mas o retalho era pequeno, foi à conta!

  • Maria Borges Duarte

    May 11, 2015 at 7:54 pm Reply

    A saia fica-te mesmo bem e adoro o efeito das riscas, mesmo que não tenha sido intencional. Por vezes o não correr como tínhamos planeado, faz-nos ter outras ideias ainda melhores 😉

    • Diana

      May 11, 2015 at 8:01 pm Reply

      Obrigada! É mesmo, às vezes temos que “abraçar” os defeitos! 😀

  • Magda E.

    May 30, 2015 at 8:45 pm Reply

    Muitas vezes são mesmo os projetos mais simples que maos gostamos. Aconteceu-me à pouco com o vestido azul que fiz para a Gabriela.

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