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Black & White Refashion and the updated Lane Raglan

Mini skirt refashion by Skirt Fixation

It’s been quite a while since I’ve sewn one of my favorite kind of skirt refashions for myself.  But I’m not sure why because they are so fast and easy and comfortable!

Here’s what I started with:

Mini skirt refashion by Skirt Fixation

And by using my own tutorial, I made myself a new skirt!  I’m such a maxi skirt lover; it’s totally a byproduct of being 6 feet tall.

Mini skirt refashion by Skirt Fixation

 

Things I love about this kind of refashion: All the hard work is already done.  No waistband to sew, no pockets to install, no muslin to make, no fitting and fitting and fitting, and NO hemming!

Mini skirt refashion by Skirt Fixation

Really I don’t have too much to say about this skirt, just this: if you haven’t refashioned one of these for yourself yet, DO IT!

Mini skirt refashion by Skirt Fixation

Now onto the shirt!  This is the NEWLY released Lane Raglan pattern by Hey June Patterns.  It’s no secret I’m a fan of anything Adrianna, the genius behind Hey June Patterns, creates.  But we’re very loyal to the Lane Raglan, pulling it out whenever we need a comfortable basic.  We’ve had a Lane Raglan sew/wear off Round 1 and Round 2 when the pattern was updated to include thumbholes and a hoodie.  And we’ve also hacked it into a cardigan.

Mini skirt refashion by Skirt Fixation

So, I have to admit I was a little hesitant to try the newly updated Lane Raglan pattern due to loving it so much and knew that the fit had been altered on the latest update.  Well!  After sewing up the new update, here’s where the old pieces are!

Mini skirt refashion by Skirt Fixation

Just for the record, this is the 3rd one I’ve made.  So yeah, there will be a Lane Raglan sew/wear off Round 3 coming soon!  For this one I used the elbow length sleeves and shortened them a little bit for summer.  I’d like to say it was intentional, but the fact of the matter is I didn’t have enough fabric to go the whole length!  Funny story: I was really using up scraps to make this wardrobe basic, and the front and one sleeve are from leftover bamboo cotton from making this skirt, while the back and other sleeve are leftover from making this skirt!  But they’re both the same shade of black, so it’s all good!

Mini skirt refashion by Skirt Fixation

I also used the new scooped hem, which I really love.  I mean, I love the banded hem, but I think this one is going to be in constant rotation this summer.

Mini skirt refashion by Skirt Fixation

Last note:  Annie, my 7 year old was the photographer for this photo shoot! She told me how to pose, where to stand and was very serious about it all!  I guess because we’re so often on different sides of the camera she was really excited about shooting this one for me. I have to say she did pretty good, although I think her perspective makes me look even taller, if possible!

Mini skirt refashion by Skirt Fixation

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Holiday Skirt Ideas {Skirt Alert}

Holiday Skirt Roundup brought to you by Skirt Fixation

Holiday Skirt Roundup brought to you by Skirt Fixation

It’s been a very long time since we’ve posted something in our Skirt Alert series.  We’re going to remedy that right now with a holiday version.  We realize not all of our readers sew, so here’s some holiday skirt options you can buy.

Snow Ball Maxi Skirt – Shabby Apple

Snow Ball Maxi Skirt
Snow Ball Maxi Skirt

A maxi skirt, in holiday colors, named Snow Ball?  How much more holiday does it get than that?  Be sure to use the following sale code:

Code Brighten the Season “BEBRIGHT” For 30% Off Sitewide Only At ShabbyApple.com. Available Only Dec 12 to Dec 19!

Emblazoned for the Occasion Skirt – Modcloth

Velvet is always appropriate for the holidays.  Modcloth has a skirt, Emblazoned for the Occasion, that would be luxurious to wear and to look at!

Vintage Bow Waist Side Zip Bud Skirt – OASAP Vintage Bow Waist Side Zip Bud Skirt

Easy on the wallet (less than $20!!!) and adorned with a big huge bow, it doesn’t say holiday skirt much louder than the Vintage Bow Waist Side Zip Bud Skirt.

First Snow Skirt – Shabby Apple

First Snow Skirt
First Snow Skirt

Another amazing maxi skirt from Shabby Apple.  This one would be perfect for the holidays and beyond.  Don’t forget that sale code:

Code Brighten the Season “BEBRIGHT” For 30% Off Sitewide Only At ShabbyApple.com. Available Only Dec 12 to Dec 19! 

Snowlace Midi Skirt – Anthropologie

This skirt is as delicate as snowflakes.  The fantastic Snowlace Midi Skirt is a once in a lifetime fashion statement!

Jacobean Skirt – Soft Surroundings

Soft Surroundings

If any one company does skirts best, it’s Soft Surroundings.  Feminine, flowy and fancy, the Jacobean Skirt dances its way through any holiday event.

Oh Say Can You Sheen Skirt – ModCloth

ModCloth

Can you say, “Ooooh la la?”  Because that is what everyone else will be saying if you show up in this skirt from ModCloth with the fun name Oh Say Can You Sheen Skirt.

Well that’s it for this holiday edition of Skirt Alert.  Some of these links are affiliate links because we at Skirt Fixation needs fabric food to survive!  Leave a comment and let us know if there’s a skirt here you love.  What holiday skirts did we miss?

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Girl’s Voile Maxi Skirt

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Moving along to the next piece in our Modern Chloris mini wardrobe collection, we come to the voile maxi skirt.  This skirt is from our 2nd look, Aquatic Countryside.  Annie, our Modern Chloris, wore this boat neck top and voile maxi skirt layered over the tankini we made for this look.

Voile maxi skirt by Skirt Fixation

We used the Paneled Sunsuit pattern from Call Ajaire.  If this skirt looks familiar it’s because we made a denim version.  We  reviewed the pattern in depth in our previous blog post about this pattern.  We turned to this pattern again because it’s one of Annie’s favorite.  Her favorite features are the pockets and the elastic waist for comfort.  She also loves the maxi length.

Girl's voile maxi skirt by Skirt Fixation

The fabric is Kladi UnderShadow in voile.  This, like all the patterned pieces we made for our Modern Chloris collection except the jacket, come from the Skopelos fabric line designed by Katarina Roccella for Art Gallery Fabrics.  This probably our favorite print from the whole line, evidenced by the fact that we used it twice.  (Did you spot the it in the other colorway in the mini Senna Tote?)  Katarina Roccella was inspired by flowers on the island of Skopelos, and judging from her photos of them on Instagram, her fabric is a perfect imitation!

Girl's voile maxi skirt by Skirt Fixation

We’ve used voile from Art Gallery Fabrics once before for another maxi skirt, and it’s the most lovely fabric!  It’s light and flowy, and seems to float along when you walk.  Because it’s slightly translucent, wearing a slip under this skirt is necessary.  Unless of course it’s being worn as a swimsuit coverup like Annie did for the Modern Chloris Aquatic Countryside look!

Girl's voile maxi skirt by Skirt Fixation

Here is a flat lay photo to illustrate how well the maxi skirt goes with everything else in the mini collection.  This skirt is just about perfect for fall.  Though we didn’t add them to the collage, the leggings match this skirt and would transition it into fall and winter.  Especially with that jacket…sigh!Voile maxi skirt mini wardrobe collection by Skirt Fixation

We hope you’re not getting tired of these posts from the Modern Chloris mini wardrobe collection.  There are only 2 pieces left in the collection, and then we’ll move on!

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Aria’s makes for Selfish Sewing Week

Granville shirt and Syrah skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

Granville shirt and Syrah skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

Today we’re showing you what Aria made for Selfish Sewing Week. After her 4H project shirt and skirt she wanted to tackle something more advanced. After looking through our patterns, she made the very ambitious choice of a Syrah skirt and a Granville shirt. I wasn’t too worried about the Syrah skirt pattern, as she’s sewn several skirts and worked with knit fabric. But the Granville included a lot of new techniques she’d never used before; a collar and collar stand, button placket, button holes and buttons! But I did NOT want to discourage her, so took the perfect opportunity to “Teach the ONE 2 sew.” We decided to make her 2 shirts, side by side on two sewing machines. I would sew a step on a shirt with her watching, then she would sew that step on her own shirt. It worked out really well, and she ended up with 2 new Granville shirts. Today she’s here showing the shirt (and Syrah skirt) she sewed and telling you about her experience. Take it away, Aria!

Granville shirt and Syrah skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

I was inspired by Mom cleaning out her closet to prep for her summer capsule wardrobe a while back so I recently cleaned out my closet and got rid of everything that didn’t fit me or I didn’t like. Soooo, I was a little short on clothes. Also we had several events coming up for which I would need a few more outfits. I had been looking at the Granville shirts Mom made (unblogged, but coming soon!) and also her Syrah skirt.

Granville shirt and Syrah skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

Mom helped me with the Granville shirts by doing most of one of them alongside of me on the harder steps. Later on, when the other machine broke down we did it all on the same machine, which meant thread changes all.the.time. On the easier steps, like sewing up a straight side seam, or something easy like that I did both shirts.

Granville shirt and Syrah skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

I love the way these shirts fit and also the elbow length sleeves on the short-sleeved version. Next time I make a Granville shirt, because there will be next time, I think I will make pockets on it.

Granville shirt and Syrah skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

I love the way this skirt hangs and it even comes in several different looks. There is maxi, below-knee, and high-low. There is even a ruched waistband option! One of these days I’m going to make myself a shorter version of it. Isn’t Lauren such an awesome lady? The fabric was from Joann Fabrics. Making this skirt went pretty smooth but I was having a little trouble because it was my first time sewing with thin knits. When it was all finished, I found that it wouldn’t stay up. I blamed the thin fabric and many layers attached to the waistband. Then Mom suggested putting waistband elastic in. Mom very kindly sewed it in for me, as I didn’t have enough patience to do it, and I was VERY frustrated because I had already done SO much and it had all come to nothing. Well maybe not so much, but that’s what it felt like. Argh!!! Ever had that happen to you?

Granville shirt and Syrah skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

One last thing, I wish that I had made pockets on the Syrah skirt. It isn’t included in the pattern, but Mom knows a few tricks for putting ‘em on there. ALL SKIRTS SHOULD HAVE POCKETS!!!! So from now on, any skirts that I make are officially going to have pockets!!!

Granville shirt and Syrah skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

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Ladies Tiered Maxi Skirt Review

Ladies Tiered Maxi Skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

Today I’m combining 3 sewing events in one post.  Because sometime us moms have to multitask.  I guess that’s the theme of today’s post; multitasking.  First up it’s Selfish Sewing Week, so you’ll see what Allegra, Aria and I have been making for ourselves.

Ladies Tiered Maxi Skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

I love a good tiered maxi skirt (remember my favorite refashion ever?) and so when Becca Duval, of Free Notion (and of course our partner in crime on the Sewing Stadium website) asked for patterns to showcase for her Fall Pattern Showcase, I turned to Pattern Emporium for the Ladies Tiered Maxi Skirt Pattern.  I mean, if a tiered maxi skirt doesn’t herald the coming of fall, what does?

Ladies Tiered Maxi Skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

This tiered maxi skirt pattern comes in sizes XXS to 3X, so every woman can make herself one!  There are quite a few instructions and tables to get through to figure out what size to make your tiers, but it’s totally doable.  With just one pattern piece and the rest rectangles, it’s a snap to prepare to make the Ladies Tiered Maxi Skirt pattern.

Ladies Tiered Maxi Skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

I only made one change to the pattern, and that was instead of shirring the back waistband, I made channels and inserted 1/4” elastic.  Because I’ve found they hold up better of time/wear/washings.  I discovered this method when I made my Nani Iro skirt.

Ladies Tiered Maxi Skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

Now about the fabric.  I’ve been seeing all the amazing shirt refashions for The Refashioners 2015 challenge.  Basically, everyone was challenged to take a button up shirt and refashion it.  I asked Mr. Skirt Fixation if he had any old shirts lurking in the back of his closet to donate to the cause, and he came up with about a dozen he wasn’t wearing any more!  So I chose 4 in shades of blues and started cutting.

Ladies Tiered Maxi Skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

Let me tell you, men’s shirts are made of really  nice fabric, especially good quality shirts like Mr. Skirt Fixation gave me.  I think I’d sew all my clothing from this fabric if I could!

Ladies Tiered Maxi Skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

To make a complete outfit, I made myself a new Julia Cardigan for fall.  This is the 3rd one I’ve made, (here’s number 1 and number 2) so that tells you right there how much I love this pattern!

Ladies Tiered Maxi Skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

But this time I decided to stay away from stripes and use this luscious eyelash knit baby sweater fabric I found at JoAnn’s.  It’s super soft and the most delicious shade of chocolate brown you could ever imagine.

Ladies Tiered Maxi Skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

Now a little bit of a disclaimer for the poor photographs in this post, and more about the whole multitasking mother thing.  The day we took these photographs promised to be a busy one, and I really needed to get the photos taken.  I should have taken them at home in front of our usual backdrop, but I thought it would be a nice change to find somewhere interesting!  As we were going to the BIG CITY that day for music lessons, I decided to risk it even though the lessons were in the afternoon.  I carefully dressed in my new skirt, my Renfrew cowl, grabbed the Julia cardigan and some nice shoes as opposed to the worn out flip flops I usually wear.  Well, shortly after we reached the BIG CITY, the baby fell down, got a small cut on his lip and proceeded to cry and smear the blood and drool all over my shoulder.  No problem, I thought, I’ll have the Julia Cardigan on for the photos.  As I was racing around the BIG CITY dropping off kids and picking up other ones, I managed to get a gorgeous blister on my heel from the nice shoes.  In one lesson I gave the baby a pen to keep in occupied for the last 6 minutes, and he promptly waved his arms all around and put green streaks on the new skirt and a few on the Renfrew too.  So no close ups!  Finally, just before the sun went down, on the way to pick up the last child, I shook the dust and dirt off my new Julia Cardigan, (which had been knocked to the floor and tromped across approximately 150 times as kids entered and exited the van,) put a gritty smile on my face, ducked behind a tree and had Aria snap a few photos.  Sigh.  But the bright spot in it all was that I was wearing new skirt that was insanely comfortable!

Ladies Tiered Maxi Skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

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Modern Chloris {Sew ‘n Style Lil Luxe Mini Collection}

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Modern ChlorisModern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Once upon a time there was a young girl who loved flowers, lace, pretty hairstyles, and everything dainty. She had never heard of the ancient Greek nymph Chloris, who was associated with spring, flowers, and new growth, but if she had, she would have had an instant bond with her. Ovid wrote of Chloris that: “As she talks, her lips breathe spring roses…” How utterly poetic! Today we bring you a modern Chloris, who shops at the flower market for blooms to make into a crown for the evening theater, and who enjoys relaxing by a pond in the countryside.

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

This theme was inspired by the classic look of the styles used in this collection, and the Greek-inspired Skopelos fabric that is woven throughout each style. The theme also takes from the floral fabric that is a major part of each piece, and the accessories used to complete the looks.

Look 1: Flower Market

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Our little modern Chloris begins the day by dressing for shopping at the flower market in the morning.  She dons her Charming Tee for it’s comfort and peekaboo style in the back.  Next comes her Slim Trousers, with hand sewn lace accents, for full coverage in any situation.  She tops it all off with a Skipalong Skort for it’s modern lines and comfortable yet stylish fit.  In her hand she carries her mini Senna Tote.  It’s just the right size to hold all her pint sized needs.  And of course it’s very cohesive with her modern floral look.

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Top Pattern: Charming Tee by Lil Luxe Collection  (See our detailed review and more photos here.)

Top Fabric: Deep Dark Ocean solid knit from Art Gallery Fabrics

Fish Scholeio Intense from the Skopelos line by Art Gallery Fabrics

Skirt Pattern: Skip Along Skort by PeekABoo Pattern Shop  (See our detailed review and more photos here.)

Skirt Fabric: Paparounes Crimson knit fabric from Art Gallery Fabrics

Deep Dark Ocean solid knit from Art Gallery Fabrics

Strawberry Kiss solid knit from Art Gallery Fabrics

Leggings Pattern: Slim Trouser by Lil Luxe Collection  (See our detailed review and more photos here.)

Leggings Fabric: Peachy Custard solid knit from Art Gallery Fabrics

Thrifted lace accents

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Bag Pattern: The Senna Tote by LBG Studio  (See our full review, tutorial and more photos here.)

Bag Fabric: Kladi Underlight from the Skopelos line by Art Gallery Fabrics

Rose Pink Vegan Leather from Girl Charlee

Shot Cotton from fabric stash

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Look 2: Aquatic Countryside

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Having returned home, our Modern Chloris quickly constructs her floral crown for the evening.  With hours to spare, she settles on a jaunt into the countryside.  Slipping into her tankini, she layers up in her Rouche Division Top and Paneled Sunsuit maxi skirt.  They make the perfect flowy combination for her afternoon journey, echoing the swim she will indulge in at her destination.

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Top Pattern: Rouche Division Top by Lil Luxe Collection  (See our full review and more photos here.)

Top Fabric: Strawberry Kiss solid knit from Art Gallery Fabrics

Melograno Pomeberry from the Skopelos line by Art Gallery Fabrics

Thrifted lace accents

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Skirt Pattern: Maxi Skirt from the Paneled Sunsuit pattern by Call Ajaire  (See our full review and more photos here.)

Skirt Fabric: Kladi Under Shadow Voile from the Skopelos line by Art Gallery Fabrics

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Tankini Top Pattern: Modified Charming Tee by Lil Luxe Collection

Tankini Top Fabric: Navy performancewear fabric from JoAnn Fabrics

Tankini Skirt Pattern: Cabana Swim Bottoms by PeekABoo Pattern Shop  (See our detailed pattern review & photos here.)

Tankini Skirt Fabric: White Fans on Navy Lycra Swimsuit Fabric from The Fabric Fairy

Swimsuit lining from The Fabric Fairy

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Look 3: Evening Theater

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Refreshed from her afternoon activities, our Modern Chloris dresses for her evening engagement.  The Fairy Tale Dress is the proper garment for a reenactment of some Greek Mythology tales.  The flower crown she constructed earlier assures her role as the Modern Chloris!  She grabs her canvas jacket (a modified Modern Belle Dress) for when the sun goes down.  But the sun will never set on our Modern Chloris, for she will always be clothed in flowers!

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Dress Pattern: Fairy Tale Dress by Oliver+S  (See our full review and more photos here.)

Dress Fabric: Nisi Flora Oceanon from the Skopelos line by Art Gallery Fabrics

Dress Lining/accents fabric: shot cotton from fabric stash

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Jacket Pattern: Modified Modern Belle Dress by Lil Luxe Collection  (Find our tutorial to make your own here.)

Jacket Fabric: Panache Canvas by Art Gallery Fabrics

Jacket Lining Fabric: Navy sateen from JoAnn Fabrics

Modern Chloris sewn by Skirt Fixation

Over the course of the next few weeks we will review each of these items in today’s post individually.  We will also be showing you how the whole collection can be interchangeable.  We hope you enjoyed this walk through a day in the life of Modern Chloris.  All Art Gallery Fabrics in this post were generously sponsored by Art Gallery Fabrics.  Read more about the Lil Luxe Collection Sew ’n Style Series and visit the contest page with Link up where there are contest prizes totaling over $350 from gracious sponsors.

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Selfish Sewing Week: Audrey {Part 2}

Gabriola Skirt sewn by Skirt Fixation

This week all of the adult sized people at Skirt Fixation are participating in Selfish Sewing Week!  You will see lots of sewing, skirts, and adult sized creations!  Here is part 2, from Audrey. 

Warning: You may need sunglasses for the remainder of this post!!!

Gabriola Skirt sewn by Skirt FixationAs I mentioned when posting my first Selfish Sewing Week outfit, I had originally made a different cardigan to go with my knit skirt.  But Mr. Skirt Fixation, whose opinion I value highly (beside the fact that he’s usually right!) didn’t think it worked with the skirt, so I made the Cambridge Cardigan, and you know the happy ending to that story!  But then I was left with a very cute, outfit-less Julia Cardigan.  Enter the most magnificent maxi skirt pattern I’ve ever made!

Julia Cardigan sewn by Skirt FixationI’d had my eye on the Gabriola skirt for quite a while, loving each and every version I’d seen of it.  My favorite, for the record, is this yellow one!  So during Tasia’s birthday discount, I grabbed the Gabriola pattern and a few others too from Sewaholic Patterns.  (The layering Renfrew is making a second appearance today; did you notice?)

Gabriola Skirt sewn by Skirt FixationThe Gabriola pattern takes some thought to sew up, it’s a nice challenge.  The yoke pieces in front and back take careful effort to keep from getting switched around.  Add to that I was making everything French seams.  So this is one well constructed skirt!

Gabriola Skirt sewn by Skirt FixationI made the Gabriola from white shirting cotton because I wanted a fabric I could dye and this one, from JoAnn’s, is 95% cotton, 5% spandex.  I also needed the fabric to be flowy and not wrinkle too badly.

Gabriola Skirt sewn by Skirt FixationEverything went just fine up until the dyeing stage.  I really wanted an ombre, deep wine colored skirt.  I even practiced the ombre dip dyeing technique on a different white skirt with some blue dye.  But somehow I ended up with…hot pink!

Gabriola Skirt sewn by Skirt FixationThis skirt is so vividly pink!  My girls loved it, but the boys, Mr. Skirt Fixation and myself were blinded by the pinkness of this skirt.  So it’s most likely going to be having another dye bath.  I’m not sure if I’m going to try the ombre again, or just go for one straight color.

Gabriola Skirt sewn by Skirt FixationAnother comment from Mr. Skirt Fixation was about the lay of the fabric on the front panel.  When walking, or with movement, or even sometimes hanging straight while standing, the front can fold inward between the legs creating a gaucho/culottes look.  While I am reserving my opinion on those garments for another day, I’ll just say that was not the intended look here.  And now that I’ve reviewed other versions of the Gabriola skirt, I notice it on some of the other’s versions too.  So if anyone has any thoughts on making the front straight across, I’d appreciate it because I will be making this skirt patten again sometime soon!  Perhaps a more lightweight fabric?

Gabriola Skirt sewn by Skirt FixationFor once I don’t look super grouchy during this photo shoot; probably because the ridiculous color of the skirt (1960s bubblegum pink!) has me laughing in nearly every photo!

Gabriola Skirt sewn by Skirt FixationBack to the Julia Cardigan for a few notes!  This time when I made it, I lengthened the arms, like last time, but I also added 2 inches to the length of the body, which meant I added it to the length of the collar also.  It worked really well, now the cardigan is as long or longer than my shirts.

Gabriola Skirt sewn by Skirt FixationA final note on the Gabriola skirt.  I really do love the fit, flow and everything else about this skirt…it’s just that color!!!  Thoughts, please?

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Girl’s Jocole Yoga A-Line Skirt {All The Skirts: Jocole & Urban Sew}

Jocole Yoga A-line Skirt sewn with Urban Sew fabric by Skirt Fixation

Jocole Yoga A-line Skirt sewn with Urban Sew fabric by Skirt Fixation

Maxi skirts on little girls are about as cute as it gets!  It’s sort of like mini me.  Cuteness from head to toe!  This is the Jocole Yoga A-line Skirt in the maxi length for girls.  And the girl’s Yoga A-line Skirt has so many options…true to form for a Jocole pattern.  There are 12 different sizes from 18m to 14 and doll sizes.  There are 3 waistband options.  There are 2 length options and 2 design options (chevron or plain) and there is a slimmer silhouette option. Then there is a free tutorial for a hi-lo hem modification.  And the additional instructions for adding elastic to the waist if desired.  Or shorts underneath.  Basically, if you have this pattern, you’re set!

Jocole Yoga A-line Skirt sewn with Urban Sew fabric by Skirt Fixation

And because this is the 6th Jocole Yoga A-line skirt I’ve sewn, and the assembly is exactly like the women’s, I was able to make it in less than an hour, from printing out the pattern to hanging the finished skirt on a hanger for Annie to see when she woke up in the morning!  Seriously.

Jocole Yoga A-line Skirt sewn with Urban Sew fabric by Skirt Fixation

The fabric we made it from came from Urban Sew, of course.  It is an interlock knit with great recovery and a fun print.  In fact, this fabric was designed by Liesl Gibson, one of our sewing idols.  And we haven’t seen this fabric anywhere else. But we love Urban Sew’s dedication to foster care children through their donation of $1 from every yard of fabric sold.

Jocole Yoga A-line Skirt sewn with Urban Sew fabric by Skirt Fixation

This skirt marks the halfway point through All The Skirts: Jocole & Urban Sew.  We are having so much fun, and we want you to join it too for the chance to win Jocole patterns and Urban Sew fabric.  Here’s what you can do:

You can enter our giveaway to win 3 patterns of your choice from Jocole and a $40 gift certificate to Urban Sew.  Also, these two amazing, generous sponsors are offering discount codes just for Skirt Fixation readers during All The Skirts: Jocole & Urban Sew.

Over at Urban Sew, use the code “urbansew15” for 15% off your order.

Jocole Yoga A-line Skirt sewn with Urban Sew fabric by Skirt Fixation

Here are the two ways you can play along.

1. Rafflecopter Giveaway:  Choose how many entries you earn by supporting these generous sponsors in as many ways as you can!

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Jocole Yoga A-line Skirt sewn with Urban Sew fabric by Skirt Fixation