Drop it for the skirt

Can I call this a drop waist skirt? Well, if I can, it’s so totally me! I made my first version of this skirt up a few weeks ago and I’ve been loving it to pieces ever since. This time, I jazzed the pattern up a little by adding a couple of cute front pockets. I also found a way to use up some completely and utterly amazing fabric scraps I had lying around.


The way the skirt hugs the hips, and the addition of the front panels makes this skirt so much more flattering than a basic, gathered skirt. Here are some shots with a simple white top, which show the details of the skirt more clearly.





In real life, I’ll be wearing it with my favourite stripes, which is the main reason I designed that top in the first place.





6 thoughts on “Drop it for the skirt

    1. Debbie Iles Post author

      Thanks Kristy! My blog’s been confusing me (and probably everybody else) over the past week as I moved it over to wordpress. So much pain, but thankful I found an amazing computer guy to do it right for me in the end. The skirt is next on my agenda 😉


    2. Debbie Iles Post author

      Haha, I’m totally mixed up with what posts have been popping up on my confused blog all week AND working out how to reply to people or even remember to comment – I’ll get used to this new site! Thankfully it finally appears sorted now. And with that dress pattern out of my hands, I can start to think about the skirt again 😉


  1. Anna Gerard

    This skirt..I am going to buy this pattern as soon as it is available. I just love it!

    ..and congrats on your first PDF pattern! If only I had a girl. I’ve got twin boys. 😉


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