Fabric: Skirt is made of beautiful Irish Linen and the piping, facing and pocket is made out of vintage inspired floral cotton.
Pattern: Simplicity 2451. Best pattern of 2010 by PR.
Pattern Description: Misses’ skirt sewing patterns, each in two lengths. Easy to Sew Collection. I made View D, the pleated front mini-skirt version.
Notions: Invisible zipper
Time to complete: 4 hours
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes and better.
Were the instructions easy to follow? Very easy.
What’s skills: Invisible zipper technique, piping and slash pocket. I found Sewaholic slash pocket tutorial very useful and used her tips.
Did you make any alterations or modifications? No, this is surely going to be a TNT pattern.
First worn: Jun 2012
Wear again? ( jumping of happiness )Yes.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? The front pleas, the pockets, everything. It’s very shape flattening and comfortable.
Will you make it again? Yes, for shape D. Not sure I like A or B.
Conclusion: Perfect pattern. It’s comfortable to wear and looks very chic in linen.