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A New Plaid Skirt for Fall

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About three months ago I drafted a circle skirt from instructions I found on the internet. It was to make a Dirndl inspired skirt to take with me on our trip to Germany. Alas, I did not have enough fabric, so I put the pattern aside. I recently pulled it out and decided it would be great for a fall midi length skirt. After all, this length seems to be the rage right now. I can see wearing it with Mary Janes or boots. 

Here is the website I found the instructions for for the circle skirt. It is so simple as it figures out the measurements for you!
http://byhandlondon.com/pages/circle-skirt-app

I did add 4" to the hem because the original thought was to go to the knee, but as I want this to be midi length...
I then decided I might like pockets in the side seam. So, I went to a pattern I recently made and borrowed the pocket piece. As you can see, I slightly altered the piece for comfort when I slide my hand into the pocket.


I made sure to match the plaid for the pocket piece (even …

A New Plaid Skirt for Fall

Image
About three months ago I drafted a circle skirt from instructions I found on the internet. It was to make a Dirndl inspired skirt to take with me on our trip to Germany. Alas, I did not have enough fabric, so I put the pattern aside. I recently pulled it out and decided it would be great for a fall midi length skirt. After all, this length seems to be the rage right now. I can see wearing it with Mary Janes or boots. 

Here is the website I found the instructions for for the circle skirt. It is so simple as it figures out the measurements for you!
http://byhandlondon.com/pages/circle-skirt-app

I did add 4" to the hem because the original thought was to go to the knee, but as I want this to be midi length...
I then decided I might like pockets in the side seam. So, I went to a pattern I recently made and borrowed the pocket piece. As you can see, I slightly altered the piece for comfort when I slide my hand into the pocket.


I made sure to match the plaid for the pocket piece (even …