Skirt fitting

Skirt fitting – the full tummy.

Today I’m showing how I fitted this skirt (Charlotte Skirt by By Hand London)   – and especially how I made sure it camouflaged my full tummy.

Skirt fitting tutorial by MariaDenmark - at By Hand London

Read it right HERE at the By Hand London blog! It’s all part of the Sewing Indie Month!

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4 replies
  1. Athina says:

    Hi Maria!
    I am so grateful for this tutorial. I own the Charlotte skirt pattern for ages, but haven’t sewn it because it was so wrong for my body. I have purchased the great majority of your patterns, because they are casual and elegant at the same time, but mostly because my figure resembles yours very much. Now, thanks to you, I might give this pattern a second look and finally see myself in a stylish pencil skirt.

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  2. Ness says:

    Hello Maria – I stumbled upon this post via Pinterest. It was very helpful indeed. I am in the process of sewing a http://bluegingerdoll.com/products/the-betsy-pencil-skirt-paper-pattern.

    I saw your post over at Hand of London re the Charlotte skirt and you mentioned that “it has awesome darts that angle and accentuate the curves (which I, sadly don’t really have that many of, so I like to pretend that I do). I have what you would call a pot-belly if I were a toddler.”

    I hear you! I think we must be twins! The Betsy skirt is similarly designed. I have no curves… yet I have a tum. Unfortunately I suffer from ibs (bloating) as well as having natural tum bulge to boot so this tutorial is greatly appreciated! THANKS! 🙂

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