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Charlotte Skirt Sewalong: Sew & Tell!

And so our first official Charlotte skirt sewalong draws to a close. We've absolutely loved it and can't wait to start planning and fabric hunting for the Elisalex dress sewalong... details coming soon! Even more exciting though, is spotting all of your Charlotte's out in the wild! Here are some of your delicious and delightful creations that have been cropping up...

KirstyBunfield

We absolutely love the casual nautical vibe of Kirsty's yellow linen Charlotte. She's gone for a super sexy midi length here, made possible by the adding of a back split.

HelenMcFadyen

Definitely the cosiest looking Charlotte we've seen, we adore Helen's herringbone weave wool and that cheeky flash of red lining!

Lauren is the epitome of damsel chic in her classic red Charlotte. Note: matching your skirt to your lipstick is always a good idea.
KirstiEllKay

Holy guackers and happy Valentines! Kristi looks good enough to eat in her --is that taffeta??-- ruffle-hem Charlotte. Divine.

KristonLion

We knew it was only a matter of time before we spotted a denim Charlotte... it just works so well! And is that a cowl-neck Renfrew, Kriston? Match made in pattern heaven!

ReanaLouise

Reana-Louise does sexed up secretary a bit too well!! How hot is she?? Copying this look immediately.

LauraSinclair

Totally smitten are we with Laura's Rococo print Charlotte - perfect for hot n hazy Australian summers...

SharL

Shar's tweed ruffle-hem Charlotte is a lesson in elegance. Flawless silhouette, perfect ruffle and matched so beautifully with a silk Sorbetto.

Well, we don't know about you, but this is definitely food for future Charlotte thought... Keep 'em coming ladies!

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Comments on this post ( 10 )

  • Feb 12, 2013

    Thanks for this. It’s such a great pattern and I’ve had some lovely compliments whilst wearing it! My next version will be bright and/or print for summer!

    — Helen

  • Feb 12, 2013

    Damn! These are all so hot! I had to abandon my skirt temporarily to meet a deadline, but I really can’t wait to finish it!

    — Ginger

  • Feb 13, 2013

    Thank you ladies so much! I don’t think I would’ve had the confidence to take on such a cute, sophisticated-looking skirt without the sewalong, but it was surprisingly easy and fun to make! I’m looking forward to making tons more!

    — KristiEllKay

  • Feb 14, 2013

    PLUS! its so comfy! I haven’t taken it off! Sexy, comfortable, goes with EVERYTHING! I can’t wait to try another one with a peplum! (But I was worried the denim would be a little too “country mouse”)

    SO MUCH FUN! thanks!

    — kristonlion

  • Feb 12, 2013

    Yup, us too – in fact now we need one of pretty much everything you ladies got! Arg never ending sewing to-do list!!

    — byhandlondon

  • Feb 12, 2013

    These are all gorgeous! The Charlotte skirt is now added to my ‘patterns to buy’ list and I’m even more excited about taking part in the Elisalex sewalong now!

    — Kathryn

  • Feb 12, 2013

    I loved working with this pattern! I had never sewn a lining or an invisible zipper but your sewalong tutorials made it easy. I already have fabric for my next one!

    — Shar

  • Feb 12, 2013

    Ladies, this was such a fun sewalong and you are so lovely over there at By Hand London. I love my Charlotte skirt and already have plans to do one for Autumn.. and an Elisalex dress!

    — Kirsty

  • Feb 12, 2013

    Well, now I NEED a yellow Charlotte skirt. Love it Kirsty! :) Add it to the list…

    — Laura

  • Feb 12, 2013

    Aw thanks so much! It really has been so much fun!! We’ll be announcing the Elisalex sewalong real soon and we’ll be getting into some serious detail as there are so many fun ways to alter it – so hold up just a mo – you don’t want to miss it!!

    — byhandlondon

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