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Welcome to our Favorite Indie Patterns series, curated by Sara Lawson of Sew Sweetness! Sara selected 31 patterns from 31 different designers to feature daily all month long, complete with many pattern giveaways. Check back each day in July for lots of inspiration to update your clothing options with items that reflect your style and fit your body!
Name: “The Betsy” Pencil Skirt
Brand: Bluegingerdoll Patterns
Description: The Betsy pencil skirts have been designed with the hourglass figure in mind to flatter those curves. A perfect wardrobe staple the Betsy pencil skirts have three design variations to compliment your style. View A: A flattering classic pencil skirt design featuring belt loops and a kick pleat; View B: A casual but elegant “wrap” pencil skirt with button closure; and View C: The ultimate curve hugging, high-waisted “Pin Up” style pencil skirt featuring a shaped front waistline and a sexy accordion pleat on the back of the skirt. Betsy is the one pencil skirt sewing pattern you need.
Format: PDF + Paper
Skill Level: Beginner
Techniques Involved: Invisible zipper, button holes
Recommended Fabrics: Medium weight woven fabrics with slight stretch. Cotton, cotton sateen, wool and wool blends, denim with some stretch, brocade, etc.
Price: PDF: $14.50, Paper: $21.00
Melissa from Scavenger Hunt
Mary Danielson from Idle Fancy
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