June 6, 2014

A little something for the weekend

Filed under:Finished Objects,Sewing,Skirts — Aileen @ 18:09

Have you heard of Deer and Doe patterns? The brainchild of Eléonore Klein, I found them when there were only a few available and only in French. I made the Airelle blouse already and covet pretty much every design she releases. The patterns are so very French, how could you not adore them?



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This is the Jupe Chardon. High-waisted with ample box parts, this is flattering on almost every person I’ve seen it on. The best thing about it are the seriously big pockets 💖



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As you can see, it has a centre back zip. If you didn’t like having your zip so conspicuous, you could put it in the side but that also entails getting it to work with the pockets…



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The fabric is a polka dot chambray that I ordered online. I was hoping to have enough for a shirt dress but couldn’t quite eke it out. I think I’ll manage with the skirt though!

I’m off to Galway for the weekend! I have a feeling it’s going to pour but I don’t care…I’m looking forward to showing you my red cardigan as I have finished the body already. Maybe I’ll have sleeves by Monday?

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