5.11.2011

Okay, I'll Admit It - I Was Wrong

Allow me to be honest for a moment and say that I really just bought the Sunday Brunch Jacket and Skirt pattern for the jacket and I couldn't have cared less about the skirt pattern that accompanied it.  When I originally saw the skirt on the cover I thought "Ughh, a-line skirt...boring!"  


But I'm here today to publicly announce that I was wrong - very, very wrong - because I freaking love this skirt!  

That's O very kindly giving you an unobstructed
view of her new skirt.  How kind....

I love the pockets and the ability you have to make them "pop" by cutting them out in a contrasting fabric.


I love the little kick pleat at the back (which was so incredibly easy to make).  


I love how it has a nicer looking flat band in the front but some elastic in the back to allow for a great fit.  

I love how easily the pattern came together.

Oh, and I love that apparently it provides the perfect outfit in which to do yard work.




In fact, I would have to say that there is nothing that I don't love about this skirt.  It's just an overall love fest around here.  

KCWC Clothing Item #2

Size: 2T
Fabric: Gray cotton with a bit of stretch that I bought at Joanns and some left over Alexander Henry Blooming Bubble fabric

12 comments:

  1. I so wish I had a girl to ... oh hang on de ja vu ... does O suddenly look a whole lot more grownup now she's 2? She is too gorgeous. BTW beautiful topstitching!

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  2. oh i want one of those skirts for me! love skirts with pockets! the camo books simply make the whole outfit sing! :)

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  3. Man Carolyn, you're on a roll! Love all the outfits and i agree with April, you can make a skirt like that for yourself! :-)
    Marjan

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  4. Carolyn, she is just toooo precious! I especially love the pic of her bending down to smell or look at the the flowers. And the skirt is perfect, along with those boots! What a hoot!

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  5. That is a very chic gadrening outfit. I love that skirt and it looks so cute with the top! I also love how little kids will bend way down to smell flowers, she is precious!

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  6. Love, love, love the fabric in the pockets!

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  7. Sometimes the simples shapes just are the most beautiful - especially with funky pockets. Pockets in general. Does your daughter love pockets? Because if I make something with pockets for my 2-year-old, it's a winner! :) Your little one looks adorable.
    Have a lovely week and happy sewing!

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  8. Too adorbs for words!

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  9. Cute! I love the half-elastic waistband as well.

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  10. Adorable! (the outfit you made adn your little model)! Now I think I have to buy the Sunday Brunch pattern - I was on the fence! I love how the little details just take it up a notch.

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  11. oh gosh, what a super cute outfit! I love it. and thanks for the report on that skirt, that's actually really good to know about those fun little details. :)

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  12. Everything about this is spot.on. And those insanely cute little pig tails make my uterus ache. Curse you Carolyn!

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