Girl’s play


I liked making the boy’s shorts with the contrast pockets, so I thought I’d give it a burl for something in the girls range. And so the linen skirt was born. (In fact I think the first skirt I made might have been a test run for little miss, but I can’t quite remember). Anyway, I’ve ended up with two styles of skirt. The first has the intheround signature 3 dots or flower applique. After some test runs, they now have a flat front an elasticised back, so the detail on the front isn’t lost in elasticised scrunching, but there’s room for little tummies to grow. The second has the contrast pockets and contrast hem (binding, ruffle or box pleated).

Oh, and there is a third, which is your regular fully elasticised skirt which you reserve for truly fabulous fabric (no linen or denim here) and work around as the base piece for a super cute outfit. Miss 3 really wanted an elephant party for her recent birthday, and look what I found in the fabric box, courtesy of her Mimi (devoted grandmother and accomplished everything, especially sewer). More on the matching tee later, and more on those truly fabulous fabrics which may well infiltrate the winter range…..

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About Sophie

Living in Melbourne, juggling a day job in medical defence with recious 7 and 1 year olds, and trying as best I can to raise money for research into paediatric stroke.
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One Response to Girl’s play

  1. Calico says:

    It’s hard to choose between the skirts- they are so beautiful. I think the third idea- like Miss 3’s elephant outfit appeal more to little girls. She looks sensational.

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