Holy shmoly it’s time! The Duchess Skirt pattern is finally here! This has been so flipping long in the works. I’m so proud to finally give you this pattern. And – don’t freak out – it’s FREE! Everyone do a happy dance with me!
To celebrate I’ve put The Duchess on tour! I’ve partnered with some stellar bloggers to show off The Duchess in all of her glory. Check out the schedule below to see The Duchess sewn up and showed off with some fun hacks and tutorials to boot. Then head on over the product page and pick up your copy for free!
The Duchess Blog Tour Schedule
July 25th – Sewing With Sarah | Diskordia’s Curvy Sewing
July 26th – Kainara Stitches | Wonderfully Handmade
July 27th – Seams Sew Lo | Mermaid Mama Designs
July 28th – Swimming in a Sea of Estrogen | Cookie on The Loose
July 29th – On Wednesdays we Sew | The Crunchy Mommy
I originally designed this skirt as a piece of my self-drafted dress for my dear sister to showcase the Bohemian Soul collection I designed for Sly Fox Fabrics.
The biggest difference between this hi-lo skirt and other common varieties is the slope of the hemline. When I was looking for inspiration for the bottom of the dress I came upon this Pinterest photo:
I loved how dramatic the slope was from the lowest point of the hemline of the skirt and the top. Instead of a gradual slope all the way around to the back, it drops steeply meeting the ground at the sides instead of the back. I lurved it. So The Duchess was born.
Psssst! That fabric is from So Sew English Fabrics. One of my favorite places to get rayon spandex and crepe wovens #ShamelessEnabler
I named her The Duchess after The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. This skirt is feminine, bold, classy and memorable. Descriptors worthy of The Duchess of Cambridge herself.
After perfecting the maxi length, I couldn’t stop. The Duchess now comes in midi and maxi lengths, conservative and dramatic rises (for a truly va-va-voom! effect), and is also suitable for both knit and woven fabrics.
So what are you waiting for? Check out the blog tour list above and get your copy of The Duchess for free!
Want to see more of her first? Check out these amazing versions sewn up by the incredible testing team:
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