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When Colette Patterns opened for business back in April, I couldn’t resist buying one of their lovely patterns. I opted for the Beignet skirt- a high waisted straight skirt, with buttoning through the front, and pockets and belt details. Lots to challenge a beginner like me! Aren’t I brave?! Everything about the patterns has been carefully thought through, from designs to instructions to packaging. See how lovely! …

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I was quite limited for fabric choice locally, but decided on a cotton drill which seemed suitably weighty. If I was to repeat the pattern I would probably go for something with a little more drape. As you can see I have been pretty bold with my colour choice. Hopefully I will be confident enough to wear it out and about!

 

Am pleasedwith the finished product, except for a niggling bump on one of the front panel seams. Although the patterns come in sizes 0-18 (US), I think the styles lend themselves best to a curvy frame. I opted for the Beignet as I felt this would be less of a problem in a skirt. However, it appears that other clever crafters are coming up with workarounds that may inspire me to experiment with other patterns 🙂

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